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Hudson & Fournier: Catholic Countdown to Election 2012, Day 7. Rev. Thomas Reese, SJ, A Jesuit Calls the Bishops 'Just 200 Votes' Comments

More alarming was Father Reese's support for Obama's policy forcing Catholic institutions to pay for contraception. The Bishops, Reese said, have ignored economic studies that insurance companies would actually save money by providing contraception. "Contraception is a lot cheaper than live births, especially if the live births are problematic." Continue Reading

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  1. Mark Gasparini
    2 years ago

    When Jesus knowingly picked Judas Iscariot as one of His twelve apostles I am sure it was to give us an example. Within the Church there have been many of Jesus' followers who have betrayed Him through the ages. Father Reese is another example.

  2. vance
    2 years ago

    I pray to God that he gives all the Liberal Bishops and priests whose first religion is the Democrat Party the proverbial Pink Slip. They can do something else.

  3. iamcatholic
    2 years ago

    We need to pray for Fr. Reese. As Juda who was closed to Jesus, but whom let money distracted him. As for Fr. Reese, a man with so much intellectual who let it distract him from the truth. Lord, please help your servant.

  4. Robert
    2 years ago

    When the leaders of the Church show strength it will be easier for the flock to do the same.

    It is sad when those entrusted with the task of leading us to Christ have lost their own way.
    Unfortunately, they decide to ignore the teachings of the faith and often the authority of the papacy.

    God bless the bishop of Green Bay Wisconsin who has spoken up for five non-negotiables of our faith and what is at stake next Tuesday. He did not speak out for the sake of our nation, he spoke out for the sake of the souls who will be at risk if they support the Obama agenda.

    Pray for the Church, pray for our nation. Support priests who stand up for LIfe, religious freedom, and speak the truth about intrinsic evil. Voice your opinion to clergy who embrace the liberal agenda. The church must grow stronger and we must empower those who stand up for her teachings.

  5. Bill Sr.
    2 years ago

    I'm sorry but with the years of go along to get along and tepid responses followed by Christian capitulation to political correctness holding back the faithful's mounting frustrations with clerical explanations of deep regret, great sorrow, dire concerns over those who have abused our faith and reduced it to the point society sees it as outdated sentiments or old world rituals are no longer sufficient to ease the pain or quiet our fears of having our religious beliefs disqualified as guides to a civilized society and the very foundations upon which our nation and its freedoms were formed.
    It is time for the Bishops in the name of the faithful to speak out against all enemies of the faith inside and outside the Church with tongues sharpened by the Spirit on the fundamental Truth of the gospels and the absolutes of our doctrines without fear of losing their status as friends of Feds in keeping control of the populous. The struggle has reached the point of no return with the current utterly anti-Catholic regime in Washington that day by day with the help of willing so called Catholics in every department of the government succumbing to the lure of evil disguised as entitlement and rights which lead to ruin. This semi-silence and tepid responses are not loving our neighbor it is leaving them defenseless as the velvet steamroller of socialism is about to crush them and our religious freedoms.

  6. Troy Martz
    2 years ago

    Where are the bishops? They should be protecting the faithful from such evil pretending to represent the Church. The purpose of a Shepherd's Staff is to protect the sheep - who will beat off the wolves?

  7. Joe
    2 years ago

    looks like Fr Reese needed another media fix. Pray for him.

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