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A Tragic Anniversary's Unjust Deserts

rmccarthy Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 12:00 AM
According to worldly beliefs, We were the good guys and they were the bad guys and we prevailed. However, there's more to it than that (even in worldly terms) and the picture is very different in God's terms.

"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.

Are you, dear reader, sick of abortion, of the poverty of the discourse about the issue, the twisted politics that accompany it and where all this...