On June 25 as he spoke to men whom he ordained, Cardinal Robert Sarah warned them that priests who fail to oppose the breakdown of morality in society, particularly in regards to life, sexual ethics and family life, risk the condemnation of God. The Lifesite News piece links to his entire homily.
It is worth a serious read by all, but especially by our clergy. I think it is directly relevant to current events in Maryland. I believe His Eminence would place abortion and the upcoming fight for marriage in the category of things requiring the most strident opposition by the clergy. Conversely, I do not believe he would hold support of the DREAM Act in such regard.
Today, in addition to being the Feast Day of St James the Greater, is the 43rd anniversary of the publication of Humanae Vitae. Yet if one were to read it today for the first time, it would seem that the document was written only five years ago, as so many social ills predicted by Pope Paul VI have been made manifest. To illustrate the pivotal role that the acceptance of contraception (a thing of mortal sin) has had in the degradation of our culture, Real Catholic TV has produced another episode of its Catholic Investigative Agency. It is below. Please watch it - it's a long one, but well worth your time. Click here if you can't see embedded video.