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« on: March 25, 2011, 01:50:10 PM »

Given many of the questions bandied back and forth on the now closed Washington Post piece, comes this article in this morning's New York Times. I have been an admirer of the late Cardinal Bernardin for a long time and this article is quite timely. 

Governor’s Change of Heart Is Influenced by Faith  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/26/us/26religion.html?_r=1&hp

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« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2011, 03:44:40 PM »

Good article!

And you're right, it is timely.  There are those who would vilify and symbolically crucify HB Jonah for making Orthodoxy "public", as it were.  One only has to go to OCAnews.org to see that.  Those who would do so I would invite to also take a look at OCAtruth.com, to get a more balanced view of the issues involved.


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« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2011, 05:45:03 PM »

What about those who find capital punishment appropriate and morally justifiable based on their religious beliefs?
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« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2011, 01:00:04 AM »

I don't know.  I've heard a lot of creepy stuff about the late Cardinal Bernadine which would, if verified make me extremely dubious about supporting anyone who was under his spiritual guidance.

I'm sure that he had his virtues though.

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