I certainly can’t vote for somebody who’s either pro-choice or pro-abortion.I’m not a Republican and I’m not a Democrat. I’m registered as an independent, because I don’t think the church should be identified with one party or another….
Archbishop Chaput Closes Fortnight with Powerful Homily: What We Must Render Unto God and Unto CaesarJuly 7, 2012 1 Comment
On the Fourth of July, Archbishop Chaput delivered the closing homily before an overflow crowd gathered at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on the campus of Catholic University. The Liturgy, along with others in major cities throughout the Nation, was to “close” the “Fortnight for Freedom” called by the US Catholic Bishops. His choice as the homilist was not accidental. Nor can the critical and essential intention of this fortnight, the protection and preservation of religious freedom, actually come to an end.
We live in a time when the Church is called to be a believing community of resistance. We need to call things by their true names. We need to fight the evils we see.
Complacency is the enemy of faith. To whatever degree complacency and pride once had a home in our local Church;