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Wednesday, December 09, 2009

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Ed Peters

"While in canon law these theories led to a distinction in penalties between very early and later abortions, the Church's moral teaching never justified or permitted abortion at any stage of development."

Further fueling the canonical conundra of the day were simple questions of evidence. How does prove an early abortion, when one could scarely PROVE pregancy in those early weeks?

Rev. Don Blickhan

Sam Sperry is another catholic (small "c") who prefers the Catholic "brand" but not the substance of the Faith. Did it ever occur to him that the Legislation does not NEED to have abortion covereage - which after all is NOT health care?

Jack

Another religiously illiterate American. what a surprise.

Telemachus

"Finally, the Catholic Church teaches that it is up to an individual, not the church, to resolve matters of conscience as best that individual can inform her or his conscience. For some..."

- "... women, that may include considering an abortion."
- "... men, that may include considering the beating of women."
- "... Nazis, that may include considering the gassing of Jews."
- "... Americans, that may include considering the lynching of blacks."
- "... Marxists, that may include considering the shooting of Christians."
- etc.

Flawless logic, eh-what? What a joke.

There is nothing unjustifiable if choices depend purely on the "individual conscience." Only arbitrary will remains. If this is true, there is no objective morality to speak of, and the barrel of a gun is the sole arbiter of justice. Welcome to Hell.

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