Defending the Church

 

My blood started boiling as I read the Nov. 19 article, Pope’s call resonating with bishops, by James Carroll, a defrocked Catholic priest. His criticism of some Catholic Church leaders for defending the sanctity of all human life, the divine definition of marriage and religious liberty against the Obama administration’s assaults on church teachings is grossly unfair.

Father Carroll thinks it is acceptable under Obamacare to compel Catholic groups, other believers, businesses and all taxpayers to provide or pay for free birth control, which in some cases can cause abortion. Does Carroll expect people to sit back and accept these “obamanations?” Thank God that he is no longer preaching his heresy from a church pulpit.

Francis Mahoney, Fort Lauderdale

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