August 20, 2014

Roman Catholic Bishop Orders Priests to Read Anti-Obama Letter at Sunday Sermons

Bishop Daniel Jenky

Roman Catholic Bishop Daniel Jenky of Peoria, Illinois sent a letter to his flock telling them that supporting politicians who support abortion reject Jesus. He also spoke against the HSS mandates that would compel the Catholic Church to adopt policies contrary to their moral teachings. Bp. Jenky wrote: Today, Catholic politicians, bureaucrats, and their electoral supporters who callously enable the destruction of innocent human life in the womb also thereby reject Jesus as their Lord," Jenky added. "They are objectively guilty of grave sin. Can any serious Christian (one who holds to the moral tradition) argue with his words? I don't think so. I'm sure we will hear a chorus of complaints, some from within the Catholic Church about his statement (it is radical after all) but most of objectors won't have a clue about moral theology, especially how the safeguards against human barbarity, particularly those that begin with the logic the some people are more valuable than others, … [Read more...]