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Bishop Doran to Notre Dame: Rescind Obama Invitation or Change your Name Comments

This decision of your flies in the face of the expressed directive of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.I would ask that you rescind this unfortunate decision.(Bishop Doran) Continue Reading

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  1. margaret
    5 years ago

    our lady is weeping as she sees
    the hurt of all who love her. and she will reverse this with
    her power thru our loving GOD!
    mr.O, there will be fewer of us,
    but much stronger!!!

  2. Bobby
    5 years ago

    Exodus 20:13 "You shall not kill", Deuteronomy 5:17 "You shall not kill."

    God repeated Himself for emphasis!

    In 1973, the biggest assault by satan on mankind occurred: Roe v. Wade. Since then over 50 million babies have been killed in the United States alone...hundreds of millions worldwide. There has never been a greater violation of the Constitution or the Declaration of Independence than this satanic law.

    Let's be very clear and unambiguous: You cannot be a true follower of Christ (child of God) if you support abortion. "If you live according to My teaching, you are truly My disciples; then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."(John 8:31). This especially applies to President Obama, Vice-President Biden and Speaker Pelosi...1,2,3 in line as the most powerful people in the United States Government. These folks will have a higher accountability because of their position and authority. "When much has been given a man, much will be required of him. More will be asked of a man to whom more has been entrusted." (Luke 12:48).

    The Catholic Church is arguably the standard bearer for Pro-Life, the single most important issue facing mankind today (over 3300 babies were killed in the last 24 hours in the U.S.). Notre Dame is ostensibly the most recognizable Catholic school in the world. By honoring someone, and worse, giving them a platform to promote views that blatantly reject God's laws and undermine the Pro-Life efforts of the Catholic Church, is unconscionable.

    This in no way judges or condemns any woman who has sadly given in to the "enemy" and ended the life of their child. Fortunately many women have repented, and now are on the front lines supporting the sanctity of life for our precious unborn.

    Christians must be the most forgiving and we are. But we cannot endorse or give credibility to anyone engaging in, pursuing or supporting the intentional ending of an innocent, helpless human life (abortion). It is murder, a clear and gross violation of the 5th Commandment, (6th if you're Protestant).

    May God have mercy on the United States of America. (2 Chronicles 7:14)

  3. Margaret Elliot
    5 years ago

    Thank you, Bishop Doran, for being a representative for us who are in your diocese! I appreciate your stance that Catholic Universities should uphold the values of the Church.

  4. Jennifer Lanham
    5 years ago

    Thank you ! Bishp Doran for speaking out on behalf of all practicing catholics who share your outrage at this invitation to the abortion president.
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  5. Neil Sator
    5 years ago

    Thanks be to God for bishops such as Bishop Doran, prophets of our time and as well as a shepherd for his flock.

    Father Jenkins, as the others call to you, do uphold Catholic Doctrine, specifically on issues of life and morality.....

  6. Scott Pringle
    5 years ago

    There are truths and absolutes (dogma) which are reveled to us through the Catholic Faith of which Holy Church is the guardian of that one must profess and uphold to be Catholic. I am glad to see that we recognizing that the Truth of the Gospel is singular and there is no diversity of opinion. One simply cannot condone evil and follow Christ. (one cannot follow two masters) Please consider dedicating your Mass or communion, or even praying a Rosary for these Bishops who are the few who still know what IHS means.

  7. jh
    5 years ago

    Thank you, Bishop Doran, for your strength and guidance.

  8. nancy kelley
    5 years ago

    Peter - you said your comment was not posted b/c you disagreed with Bishop Doran. If this is your first time posting here, please let me welcome you. I am the other dissenting poster. I've been trying for weeks to get a word in edgewise here but they only recognize one way of thinking. Now that there are two of us, perhaps they'll allow us to express our views too, and publish them alongside the rest.

  9. SAM STUBBS
    5 years ago

    DEAR MOST REVERAND DORAN,THANK YOU FOR YOUR COMMENTS AND HEARTFELT SENTIMENTS.I WAS BEGINNING TO THINK THAT THE ' FIGHTING IRISH' ONLY APPLIED TO EVENTS ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD. OBAMA MUST NEVER BE ALLOWED TO SPEAK AT NDU OR ANY CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE.. REMEMBER, WHILE HE SERVED IN THE ILLINOIS' STATE SENATE, HE VOTED ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS FOR PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTIONS.AS YOU KNOW, THIS IS INFANTICIDE.OBAMA IS NOT A CHRISTIAN AND HE CERTAINLY DOES NOT REPRESENT ANY TENET PROMULGATED BY THE CATHOLIC CHURCH.WE CAN ALL SEE WHAT HE IS DOING TO THIS COUNTRY.NO UNITY, NO CHANGE, NO HOPE..HE IS LEADING A SOFT NEO-MARXIST REVOLUTION.

    ANY OBJECTIVE POLITICAL SCIENCE PROFESSOR AT THE UNIVERSITY( NDU) WILL AGREE. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, RESCIND THE INVITATION TO SPEAK . TAKE A STAND. LET THE ' FIGHTING IRISH ' STAND FOR UPHOLDING CATHOLIC DOGMA. GOD BLESS YOU. GOD BLESS NDU. DO NOT LET HIM WALK ON THAT STAGE AT COMMENCEMENT. SAM STUBBS..62 YEARS OLD..GRADUATE OF LASALLE UNIVERSITY IN PHILADELPHIA('68)..

  10. luke chayka
    5 years ago

    I strongly feel that the presence of President Barack Obama to be a quest speaker at Noter Dam would place a damning effect to the structure to what this great Catholic University represents. Although the individuals that tend this Major Ivy college are very sinful and hypocritical in their private tastes. For the Prsident to grace these people with his demeanor of unpolished theological philosohical outrages would be an interesting outcome in the long run. Do you think He would become converted or do we shutter at the mix to act to a waste of time? Its your call what can I do? Im a poor helpless prayerful person beaming in on other important circumstances.


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