Thursday, 17 March 2011

Alberta Catholic Bishops boycott March for Life!


From: Vox Cantoris
Sent: March 17, 2011 6:29 PM
To: 'archdiocese@caedm.ca'; 'bishop.henry@calgarydiocese.ca'; 'gpettipas@serbernet.com'; 'diospaul@mcsnet.ca'
Subject: The Golden Tongue

Dear Your Graces and Your Excellencies,

It is with great shock that I have read on LifeSiteNews and the blog of Archbishop Smith that none of you will be participating in the Alberta March for Life because the organisers cannot guarantee that some participants might hold signs having graphic images of babies murdered through abortion.

These pictures are indeed horrific. They are offensive and they are deeply disturbing. Indeed, the torture and execution through crucifixion of Our LORD and Saviour was also horrific, offensive and deeply disturbing. Perhaps this is the reason that in many of our churches there is no longer a crucified Christ on the cross but a resurrected One for we seem afraid to face the truth of what our sins did to Him then and what abortion does now. I am not for one moment suggesting that any of you are not in favour of life; but I cannot accept that you would refuse to participate in this for this or any other reason. Frankly, I find it horrific, offensive and deeply disturbing that you would take such a position. I also find it one of cowardice and I fear that you are bowing down to political correctness that you will pay for in more ways than you now know.

Please ponder for a moment the Golden Tongue—St. John Chrysostom’s quote; “The road to Hell is paved with the bones of priests and monks, and the skulls of bishops are the lamp posts that light the path”

I urge you to reverse this mistaken decision.

In Christ

4 comments:

Seraphic Spouse said...

You left off the part about the skulls at the last minute, right? Please tell us you left off the part about the skulls.

Smiley said...

Nice and well worded letter.
I forget who the PM was but after WWII he was take a lot of pictures lest the people forget what happened and what evil is.
If people do not see what an aborted baby is then how will they know that it is indeed a life that is being taken not just cells

Vox Cantoris said...

"The things I saw beggar description...the visual evidence and the verbal testimony of starvation, cruelty and bestiality were so overpowering. I made the visit deliberately, in order to be in a position to give first hand evidence of these things if ever, in the future, there develops a tendency to charge these allegations to propaganda. Ohrdruf April 15, 1945."--General Dwight D. Eisenhower

Smiley said...

David,
The funny thing is today in the West and East there are people and its no longer a fringe, who say that the holocaust was not as bad as history books suggest.
The parallels with the abortion situation are coldly stunning