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A Rising Catholic Tide of Resistance May Determine the U.S. Presidential Election Comments

Catholics in the United States are rising up in a Tide of Resistance to the unjust actions and edicts of the Obama Administration. They might determine the outcome of the 2012 Presidential election in the United States. That is if they act in a manner which, in the words of the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, is "morally coherent." This President and his administration espouse a rapidly expanding Secularist State which ... Continue Reading

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  1. Oldscore
    3 years ago

    @Bulbajer, Thank for taking the time to respond to my comment. If Catholics are united in working toward ensuring human dignity when helping the poor and protecting the Church in her mission to the poor then we'll see wonderful results. You seem to be a person that cares very much about others, and that is very good to see.

  2. carolyn
    3 years ago

    Arrnetta, Are you crazy! We can't even assume that the Catholic Church is racists at its core at all. That is not true. It was catholics that helped your ancestors to escape from slavery. There is plenty of evil that Obama is supporting. He wants nothing to do with God for this nation. Catholics will be or all christians for that matter will be worshiping in private if he could have it his way. he has his boxing gloves on and won't listen to the bishops. He is a bully. the Church is trying to protect rights of the unborn and fight against the evil. You are still living in the past. You need to leave it to God's mercy. Live in the present, and hope in God's providence for the future. WE need Obama out! I do not hear any other amens to yours.

  3. Jean Marie
    3 years ago

    Please contact your Representatives and Senators and tell them to support Sen. Rubio's bill, "Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 2012.

  4. Theresa
    3 years ago

    I think President Obama is rolling the dice here. I think he is counting on the fact that Catholic woman do,use birth control and would be open to this, however. when you take on the Catholic church in the US, you are taking on Catholica all over the world. The President is counting on the Latino/Hispanic vote again this time, but the majority are very committed to their religion, and will be very upset with this administration intruding into their faith as will
    Catholics all over the country. I do not think that he will carry the Catholic vote this time aroung.

  5. SaraPalen
    3 years ago

    Roe v Wade is ancient history like Dred Scot is.
    This government want's to force people to tell others where they can go to do things considered morally wrong. a violation of first amendment. a violation of conscience.forcing government opinion onto catholic institutions and individuals of other faith or no faith at all. a new fugitive slave law. Remember Nuremberg! They came for the Catholics, but I was Protestant, so I did nothing. If it can be done in this case it can be done in any case, and all the president has to say is there is no constitutional issue here.

  6. Oldscore
    3 years ago

    @Aundd, You do not understand what the Catholic Church is protesting here, nor do you grasp Catholic teachings, and you also appear to be ignorant of recent history. The Catholic Church is not telling the US what to do; The Catholic Church is telling the US that the US has no right to tell the Catholic Church what to do. As far as Catholic priests and bishops - they most certainly can preach against the evil that is coming from the Obama administration - even if those same priests and bishops are the filthiest, sickest sinners on earth. Why? Because they preach God's Law, not man's law. They are messengers, not lawgivers. Nothing the Church teaches regarding these issues is new. These laws were made long, long ago - long before there even was a United States of America. Lastly, if you think these issues are specific to Obama, you ought to review the 2004 Election. John Kerry would most certainly beg to differ - he had Bishops refuse him Communion. What is different now, is that Obama has declared WAR on the Catholic Church. Why he would do such a thing in an election year is simply weird.

  7. Bulbajer
    3 years ago

    Oldscore, more good points. I agree that liberals (including me some times) tend to generalize that conservatives don't care about the poor. That's not true.

  8. John D
    3 years ago

    Arnetta, I don't believe you are a practicing Catholic. It simply does not make sense that you'd be Catholic and think so lowly of your church. Also, Mr. Obama, and many of your other heroes that your conscience tells you are so great, have been responsible for the disproportionate deaths of African American children in the womb. African Americans represent roughly 12% of the US population, but account for about 36% of the abortions. Most of the Planned Parenthood facilities are conveniently located in or near the poorest of neighborhoods. I encourage you to research the pro-life work of Alveda King (Martin Luther King's niece). One day, people will wake up. And I will pray that you will be one of them.

  9. Aundd
    3 years ago

    ALL Presidents of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA must take care of ALL AMERICAN CITIZENS. Roe v Wade is ancient history during other presidents tenure in office. Why only now the Catholics are chiming in with their, as I perceive it, anti BLACK PRESIDENT controversy.

    You may or may not approve of this comment so I am taking measures to send this objection by the Catholic hierarchy in the USA to other citizens who may or may not be Catholics. You Catholics CAN NOT DICTATE to the USA and it's citizens that we must follow the letter of Catholic doctrine. Clean up your pedophile priesthood then preach to the world about SIN.

    Oh! I guess it is alright the Romney baptize all dead Catholics into the Mormon religion?

  10. Oldscore
    3 years ago

    @Bulbajer, You are absolutely correct that we need to stand for caring for the poor, the sick, those in prison, etc. Unfortunately, I could easily see Dorothy Day's association with left-like solutions as a reason for people to ignore her. I find that leftists usually judge other people's level of "caring" by *how* those others care. If the other person's "how" does not agree with the leftist approach, then those others are accused of "not caring" -- which is very uncharitable and almost always an incorrect judgment. We will see a lot of that this year. On-the-other-hand, the Church has a rich history of Saints that dedicated their lives to charity, so even if people ignore Dorothy Day, they cannot ignore all of the Saints, and more importantly, they certainly cannot ignore Catholic teaching on this subject.

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