The measures’ supporters, who expected court challenges, were undaunted.
The Gospel of life always contends with the forces of death and of evil. Pope John Paul II often warned us of an encroaching “culture of death” in our society. …
Morally good and constitutionally right as it is to argue for the protection of our religious liberty in light of the current threat of a mandate, we cannot hope to achieve victory if we continue to provide fertilizer in the enemy camp. Plainly stated, it is a contradiction that we fight for religious liberty in our healthcare system while at the same time the majority of Catholic physicians in our pews willingly sustain the culture of death by penning countless prescriptions for contraceptives and scheduling quick and easy sterilizations.
Tammy had been told that her little girl had a tumor on her mouth which, left alone, would grow and may lead to her death even before birth. If her little girl survived the birth she would need a tracheotomy to enable her to breathe and numerous surgeries thereafter. Tammy sought the help of Dr. Ruben Quintero to save her little girl.
[We] must reject Satan and all his works… This means rejecting a “culture that does not seek goodness…”
The early Roman Empire was a Culture of death. The Christian Church was called into it to transform it from within and build a Culture of life. They lived as leaven, light and salt for the world into which they were sent. “To speak in general terms, we may say that the Christian is to the world what the soul is to the body.” Our situation at the beginning of the Third Millennium is similar.
“…we are the Church militant as we battle the ravages caused by the culture of death…”
Even though we live in a culture of death persuaded by evil to end an innocent life, you chose to love me and bring me into this world….