Illinois bishop Poprocki Tells You How To VotePosted by Phil Ferguson on October 1st, 2012 – 1 Comment – Posted in Uncategorized
Here are some of his words and then what I think he was trying to say – this is actually a call for help.
There are many positive and beneficial planks in the democratic party platform but, I am pointing out those that endorse intrinsic evils.
There are many positive and beneficial parts of the catholic church but, I am pointing out those parts that endorse intrinsic evils.
I would be abdicating this duty if I remained silent out of fear of sounding political and didn’t say anything about the morality of these issues.
I would be abdicating this duty if I remained silent out of fear of sounding anti-catholic and didn’t say anything about the morality of these issues.
People of faith object to these platform positions that promote serious sins.
People of reason object to these positions.
I know that the Democratic Parties official unequivocal support for abortion is deeply troubling for pro life Democrats.
I know that the catholic church’s unequivocal support the relocation of known child molesters and this deeply troubling most catholics.
Again, I am not telling you which party or which candidates to vote for or against.
Again, I am not telling you if you should or should not give money to the catholic church.
But, I am saying that you need to think and pray very carefully about your vote because a vote for a candidate who promotes actions or behaviors that are intrinsically evil and gravely sinful makes you morally complicit and places the eternal salvation of your own soul in serious jeopardy.
But, I am saying that you need to think very carefully about your money being used to promote actions and behaviors that are intrinsically evil. This makes you morally complicit and places your morality in serious jeopardy.