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A Tragic Anniversary's Unjust Deserts

ReddestNeck Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 10:53 PM
Yuppers, and the final word of the Lord to the woman who wasn't stoned was "Go and stop sinning." Compassion becomes useless mush if it becomes afraid to point directions for fear of insulting someone.
rmccarthy Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 12:02 AM
The "Go and sin no more" is good advice and we should do what we can on that score. However, none of us ever gets to the point of not sinning at all. The bigger point was that those that would stone her were hypocrites...we still have not found the person to throw the first stone.

"We've been wandering in the desert for 40 years," declared Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley. It was an ever-present reflection during the week that marked four decades of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a woman's right to an abortion. Last week, Cardinal O'Malley led a Mass that began at least 24 hours of prayer and protest for thousands of people gathered at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in our nation's capital.

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