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“Catholics” for Choice ...Abortionists Call Pope Francis a “Villain” for Opposing Abortion ^ | Nov 7, 2018 | Joshua Gill

Posted on 11/08/2018 7:06:21 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o

Catholics for Choice decried Pope Francis as a “villain” in an open letter signed by 50 abortion providers over his comparison of abortion to contract killing.

Catholics for Choice published the letter Wednesday in response to an address Francis delivered in St. Peter’s Square on October 10 in which he said abortion was as unfair as hiring “a hitman to solve a problem.” The group expressed shock that the leader of the Catholic Church, who has compared abortion to Nazi eugenics, would disparage abortion, and called his comments “a disappointment to abortion providers.”

“The villains here are not those who support abortion rights, those who you chose to malign with your thoughtless comments. The ones who put women’s lives in danger are those who deny women access to these rights, blatantly ignoring the impact on their health and their lives,” the letter said.

The letter also repeatedly accuses Francis of demonstrating neglect toward women’s safety and a blind-spot to women’s rights and needs, implying that Catholics for Choice includes Francis among those they consider “villains” for opposing abortion.

While Francis’ latest condemnation of abortion was his most unequivocal to date, the comments came as no surprise. The Catechism of the Catholic Church clearly states the church’s opposition to abortion given their belief in the sanctity of life beginning with conception. Francis has also condemned abortion prior to his October 1o address, and in one case compared aborting babies with deformities to the Nazis’ methods of racial purification.

Abortion providers’ objection to the Catholic Church’s stance on abortion is par for the course, but Catholics for Choice raises a point of confusion, given the fact that they directly contradict the church’s teachings while claiming to be Catholic. According to the catechism, Catholics involved with the group are actually considered heretical.

TOPICS: Apologetics; Catholic; Moral Issues; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: abortion; choice; killers; popefrancis
Personally, I pray for Pope Francis every day. I pray that --- like all of us --- he is moved to repent of his sins and proclaim the Gospel of Life.

Weirdly inconsistent as he is, he does sometimes proclaim the truth --- like that Balaam guy in the Bible(Numbers), a wicked man who nevertheless was inwardly compelled to tell the truth.

For which we thank God.

Your thoughts?

1 posted on 11/08/2018 7:06:21 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o
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To: Mrs. Don-o

“Catholics” for Choice ?

No such thing. You selected infanticide. You made your “choice”, and it wasn’t Christianity.

2 posted on 11/08/2018 7:36:36 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj ("It's Slappin' Time !")
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To: Mrs. Don-o
Your thoughts?

Pope calls Italy’s foremost abortion promoter one of nation’s ‘forgotten greats’

Pope Francis says church too obsessed with gays, abortion

3 posted on 11/08/2018 7:41:27 PM PST by ebb tide (We have a rogue curia in Rome.)
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To: Mrs. Don-o
It's no surprise he's against abortion, for two reasons.

1) Homosexuals don't get women knocked up.

2) Women who seek abortions are depriving pedophiles of their next generation of prey.

4 posted on 11/08/2018 7:43:26 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers

Abortion is the purest evil
Murder of innocents

5 posted on 11/08/2018 9:13:54 PM PST by Truthoverpower (The guvmint you get is the Trump winning express !)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

I’m happy the evil people are decrying Pope Francis. Evil people hate good.

6 posted on 11/08/2018 10:30:39 PM PST by NetAddicted (Just looking)
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To: ebb tide; grey_whiskers
I think we've all noted how double-tongued and vice-sponsoringr this Bergoglio fellow can be.

However, when we pray that the Pope should speak God's word and, in turn, be hated by God's enemies --- and so it happens --- we should be thanking the Good Lord, not at that very moment denying your own prayer or the power of God.

7 posted on 11/09/2018 4:55:07 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o (Whatever is pure, anything of excellence, and anything praiseworthy—keep thinking about these thing)
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I think he says he opposes abortion when needs to deflect faithful Catholics from his heresies. Why doesn’t he take concrete steps to stop abortions?

8 posted on 11/09/2018 1:58:25 PM PST by dominic flandry
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To: dominic flandry

An apt question.

9 posted on 11/09/2018 2:18:38 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o ("In theory, there's no difference between theory & practice. But in practice, there is." Yogi Berra)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

In a world full of difficult evil, we should thank the Lord that things are as good as they are. We should also remember that the Lord could shrug off all the evil in a moment, but is patiently waiting that everyone possible might come to Him for salvation, despite the burden that therefore falls on the world.

10 posted on 11/09/2018 5:31:05 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (May Jesus Christ be praised.)
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