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Catholic leaders call out cardinal, bishops for being soft on abortion


Catholic leaders call out cardinal, bishops for being soft on abortion
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The group is imploring Massachusetts bishops to end the scandal of Church leaders honoring pro-abortion public officials in accord with the U.S. Bishops statement directing Catholic institutions to not give a platform to individuals acting in conflict with Catholic moral principles.The coalition also asks Church leaders in Massachusetts to lift a ban on gathering signatures on Church property so as to not inhibit pro-life initiatives in the civic arena.According to the “Pro-Life Appeal to Cardinal O’Malley and All Massachusetts Bishops,” a disturbing trend has emerged in the state in recent years.“While there is still rhetorical and material support for the pro-life cause from Catholic prelates,” the coalition says, “too many of their actions belie their words, to the detriment of the Gospel of Life.

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