Dr. Chris Kahlenborn answers some basic questions regarding the issues involved in the decision of whether to provide assisted nutrition and hydration to patients in need.
Catholic universities should educate and lead today’s youth, while preparing their souls for heaven. However, recent actions show that these institutions may actually be leading them astray.
Earlier this week, the Lepanto Institute revealed that the president of the World Meeting of Families had donated thousands of dollars to political candidates that thoroughly support abortion and same-sex “marriage.
Catholic clergy must lead their flock, must not turn a blind eye to the tenets of the faith. They must stand up when an injustice is done and show the great power of Our Lord. Is this being done today?
Once thought of as blessings from God, babies are now merely commodities possessions to be tinkered with at whim. And, when they aren’t wanted, or when something goes wrong, we just discard them like trash and start over. Catholic clergy have spoken about this tragedy that has befallen our society, but not enough have used their voices, nor have they spoken loudly enough. We cannot sit back and watch this calamity unfold. It is time for them all to speak loudly.
Catholic bishops and clergy have a responsibility to not only make their voices heard, but to teach those of the Catholic faith how to use their own voices. This means that the clergy must instruct and teach regularly about Catholic tenets and doctrine, yet we do not see this. As we see a continuing moral decline in our country, we realize now more than ever that we need to hear a roar rather than a whimper.
By Michael Hichborn
Two weeks ago, I was in Baltimore with a fellow ALL employee for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Fall Assembly and, despite Michael Sean Winters’ assertion that I was “lurking around, waiting to corner a bishop,” we did as we have done for the previous three years.