Abortion and Euthanasia Bringing about the Demise of Catholic Health Care: Prominent Catholic Obstetrician

The news is becoming more and more unsettling with each new day!!
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ROME, November 12, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com)
Believing Catholics are being pushed out of the medical professions, especially in areas like obstetrics, by the insistence of secularised medical services on abortion rights, contraception and, now, increasingly physician-assisted euthanasia, claims a prominent Catholic obstetrician.
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I think this goes in the Catholic News forum :wink:

“If the world hates you, realize that it hated me first. If you belonged to the world, the world would love its own; but because you do not belong to the world, and I have chosen you out of the world, the world hates you. Remember the word I spoke to you, ‘No slave is greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they kept my word, they will also keep yours. And they will do all these things to you on account of my name, because they do not know the one who sent me. If I had not come and spoken to them, they would have no sin; but as it is they have no excuse for their sin. Whoever hates me also hates my Father. If I had not done works among them that no one else ever did, they would not have sin; but as it is, they have seen and hated both me and my Father. But in order that the word written in their law might be fulfilled, ‘They hated me without cause.’” (John 15:18-25)

Are you certain about that? This is a moral issue.

These issues have been upsetting and depressing me for so long.

What helps me in dealing with them now, besides prayer and witnessing to others when I get the opportunity, is remembering several things – God can write straight with crooked lines, God sometimes allows evil in order to bring about a greater good, and that good will triumph in the end.

And also, no one but God knows what tomorrow will bring.

my two cents and thanks for listening…

Great Scripture.
It does not, however, release Catholics from their responsibility?

You are correct, becoming upset, or getting depressed, does not help at all. God can write with crooked lines, and God sometimes does allow evil in order to bring about good. *
He can
also*** use news reports and forums like this one,** to wake us up.** He wakes us up, so we can be a part of the solution, and we can do this in many small ways. One way is to hear these doctors and really listen to what they are trying to tell us, supporting them with our respect and our prayers, and we can even help with finances when ever this is possible. God needs our co-operation** to bring about good** in the end.

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