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Green Bay Bishop to Catholics: Vote Pro-Life, Or Your Soul is in Jeopardy

ISignFred48 Wrote: Oct 27, 2012 3:19 PM
First, thank you for your witness and testimony. In Old Testament times, the Israelites were sometimes duped into sacrificing their children (passing through the fire) to the fertility gods. This was supposed to insure that they would not be poor and hungry from failed crops and a dying herd, in contrast to trusting in the Lord God. This still goes on today; we call it abortion. Women are told that they will be poor and hungry if they do not sacrifice their children to the 'gods of this world'.

In a rather blunt and significant letter to parishoners, the Bishop of the Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin urged Catholics to vote for candidates in line with Catholic doctrine on life and family issues. While Bishop David Ricken didn't name names, his letter clearly indicated a party preference merely on the basis of the positions he urged Catholics to support. What's more, he noted that the consequences of voting the other way are dire:

Ricken’s letter, dated Oct. 24, notes that the church has a responsibility to “speak out regarding moral issues, especially on those issues that...

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