The Pro-Life Pentecost in Brazil, and what it Means for the Rest of the World

We have perhaps never seen such a concerted, sustained campaign against the “culture of death” in any nation, on the part of Catholic clergy

Commentary by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman

BRAZIL, March 20, 2008 ( - During the past month, the nation of Brazil has experienced a seemingly miraculous transformation.

The Catholic hierarchy in Brazil has long been famous for its laxity regarding human life issues, and its disproportionate emphasis on economic issues that seems to equate Catholicism with socialist politics.

The bishops have even maintained a loose but very real relationship with “Catholics for the Right to Decide”, which is the South American version of “Catholics for a Free Choice”, a phony “Catholic” pro-abortion group designed to confuse the faithful about the Church’s teachings on the sanctity of human life.

Lord Jesus, thank You for these good bishops.
May their message spread.

:signofcross: :highprayer:
Our Father, Who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy Name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done on Earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.
Amen. :signofcross:

Oddly enough, I’ve been praying for Brazil—for no particular reason.

This is good news. :thumbsup:

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