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Fidelity and Infidelity: Bishop Paprocki and Governor Quinn. A Tale of Two Catholic Leaders Comments

It is scandalous that so many Catholic politicians are responsible for enabling the passage of this legislation and even twisting the words of the pope to rationalize their actions despite the clear teaching of the church. All politicians now have the moral obligation to work for the repeal of this sinful and objectionable legislation. We must pray for deliverance from this evil which has penetrated our state and our church. (Bishop Thomas ... Continue Reading

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  1. will
    1 year ago

    I pray one day the church will cast out these liars for the heretics they really are. It is not left wing vs. right wing, traditional vs. non traditional, it is believers and worshippers of truth vs. wolves in sheep's clothing. I guess that wont happen till the great white throne final judgment....

  2. George Pikoulas
    1 year ago

    Being a Greek Orthodox converted to Catholicism what attracted me to the Catholic Life was two distinct issues. One was the Church's tenets about money and the other was politics. To me, Christ went to great efforts to separate the faithful from the two issues because both cause division and animosity. However, today we have those issues testing the resolve of the Church leaders. In fact, all of us must question what we believe in and what we are willing to do about it. I'm encouraged that the the church is taking stand on the governments intrusion of our faith but what is alarming is how many Catholics support abortion, gay rights and the government's coercion to force it on practicing Christians. Saying that, it is difficult to discuss these issues at mass especially during the Homily. The Church may have to react much like Christ when He decided to purge the Temple of those who were manipulating the faithful to convince them they can buy their salvation and blessings with money and politics. The time has come to overturn the tables and purge the Church from those who want to compromise the values and morals that allows evil to divide and confuse the Believers in Christ.

  3. Joe
    1 year ago

    Yes, I agree with William and Don, we don't need trash pictures linked to this web site. Remember, a picture is worth 1,000 words. It would be better to have No pictures.

  4. David Sliter
    1 year ago

    I am a convert to the catholic faith now in my fifth year. In my search for the truth I found it in the catholic church.Non catholics were usually biased against catholicism because of lack of true understanding of what we believe.What I have discovered is that a lot of catholics do not know their faith.This is Christ's church and He said the gates of hell would not prevail against it.The official teaching of the church in faith and morals is not a matter of opinion but the truth.When truth is rejected,Christ is rejected.Yes, it is scandalous when our leaders succumb to cultural relativism ,rather than do what is right, and lead others through the wide gate.We are all created in God's image and we have a duty to seek the truth, not to shape it according to our own theories.Thank you Deacon for a great article, thank you Bishop Paprocki for the prayers of Supplication and Excorism for Reparation of sin of Same sex Marriage.


  5. Don
    1 year ago

    I agree with William's side note. Those types of ads are specifically meant to tempt by visual stimulation of what is basically bordering on pornographic pictures of almost naked women. And for the sole purpose to stimulate one's curiosity of those pictures and to follow up on that temptation by clicking on the almost naked woman's picture. All that after having read about the immoral actions of Catholic politicians.

  6. Joe
    1 year ago

    For those who think guy marriage is the in thing, please ask God what He thinks. .

  7. Bob the builder
    1 year ago

    We don't need right wing Catholics like you and paprocki who make many people think that the Catholic Church is out of touchvwith reality.

  8. RP
    1 year ago

    Guess what? Not everyone in Illinois is a right wing Catholic. Quinn is the governor of all of Illinois.

    Quinn is a hero for signing this overdue legislation.
    Paprocki is a garden variety bigot, as is the author of this article.

    If you don't like gay marriage then don't gay marry!

  9. william
    1 year ago

    I am very encouraged to hear that a price of the church here in the U.S. is acting with such heroic fidelity to his faith. I woud very much like to see more of the clegy follow his example. We (the laity) are, in certain ways, held hostage to our very small spheres of influence. Acting in accord with my own personal convictions (although I must) most probably won't make the paper, but a bishop? Thats another story. Bravo!

    On a side note, and speaking of scalndal, I can't help but notice that the pictured links at the bottom of the article are quite unbecoming of a catholic website...

  10. SaraPalen
    1 year ago

    Clinton, good comments-we need to take what the bishops say to heart and apply it to our families, to our work places, to churches even, to our daily lives. I understand what it is like to stand up and speak the truth of what your faith is when there are those who, intentionally or not, from your faith, are promoting the lies of it all, and the father of all lies. Viva Cristo Rey!

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