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Catholic Witness in a Nation Divided (Build the Church, Bless the Nation)

Discussion in 'OBOB General Politics Forum' started by Michie, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. Michie

    Michie Perch Perkins. Catholic reporter. ;) Supporter

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    “Our problem isn’t in Washington; it’s in our parishes. Only if we first build the Church can we, will we, bless the nation.”
    –Al Kresta

    Al Kresta, host of the popular “Kresta in the Afternoon” broadcast on Catholic radio and President and CEO of Ave Maria Communications, is talking about the Catholic vote in the 2012 election. In November, according to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, forty percent of Mass-attending Catholics voted for President Obama, a self-identified champion of two intrinsic evils: (1) abortion, including partial-birth abortion; and (2) the redefinition of marriage.


    Most elections don’t permit such black and white assessments. In this case, however, Bishop Thomas Paprocki, bishop of Springfield in Illinois, concluded in a column in the Catholic Times on September 23, 2012:

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  2. KatherineS

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    CATHOLICS FOR OBAMA!!!!! Yes!! :clap:

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  3. Fantine

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    It's hard to believe that this article stooped to quoting Bishop Thomas Paprocki, whose fire and brimstone electioneering were almost universally condemned by Catholics and non-Catholics alike.
     
  4. KatherineS

    KatherineS Well-Known Member

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    Well, the laity have spoken and helped re-elected Obama!! :thumbsup:


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