Father Michael Rodriguez, pastor of San Juan Bautista Church in El Paso Texas, wrote in last Sunday's El Paso Times that Catholics have "an absolute duty" to oppose abortion and same-sex unions. He stated that those supporting such evils commit mortal sin, and that those who neglect to oppose them commit "a most grievous sin of omission". Read more at Catholic News Agency.
God bless Father Rodriguez and other priests who are not afraid to speak out. Today is the feast day of St John Mary Vianney, the Cure of Ars, patron of parish priests. Let us ask his intercession for his brother priests, that they will be fearless men of God.