Political question


#1

I’m not sure about the responses I’m going to receive, but it needs to be asked. My question is how can any respectable Catholic not be pro-life? I know it’s a social issue, but seeing Planned Parenthood recently, and Cecile Richards on tv. How can any good Catholic even be a democrat? I’ve wondered these things for awhile, so I appreciate any answers I’m going to get. Thank you.


#2

The answer is that Catholics, and all Christians, must be prolife. Tolerance of the abortion of innocent children is not at all compatible with Christianity.


#3

I don’t think a catholic can be pro-choice. If they are, they may not have all the information or be ignorant when it comes to the catholic (or Christian) teaching. We believe that abortion kills a living soul. We believe abortion is murder. You cannot be pro-choice and Christian


#4

I have often wondered this same thing. If one adheres to the teachings of the Catholic Church and lives their lives accordingly, I don’t understand this either. I guess, some people completely separate the Church from government and support representatives that uphold the laws of our land; (which does provide for legalized abortion) I don’t know, I reaching here because it really does not make sense. I’ll be curious to hear others’ views on this, as well.


#5

Often wondered this too; anxiously awaiting a pro-choice Catholic reply.

:coffeeread:


#6

Looks like we never got one. :shrug:


#7

Because Republicans, like Democrats, are sinful, morally depraved, small-minded, selfish human beings, and nominal Catholics raised with false teaching tend to stick with them if they don’t feel inspired by outside examples to change. Our lack of charity; our refusal to let the Holy Spirit sanctify us; our hard-hearts, are weapons from Satan that he uses to keep many outside from entering. Our countless sins of omission - accumulating into the billions and trillions and tens of trillions - do injury to billions of souls.


#8

For the second question, it is important to keep in mind that being in a political party does not mean support of all their positions.

For example, these Democrats do not support Abortion:

democratsforlife.org/


#9

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