Bishop E.W. Jackson, president of STAND, was a candidate for US Senate during Virginia's primary (George Allen won that primary). A few weeks ago he held a press conference at the National Press Club and called for Christians, Jews and all people of good will to forsake the Democrat Party. Any sane person who watched the Democratic National Convention knows that it has jettisoned any vestige of adherence to the one true God and His laws. Here it is. Please spread it far and wide.
As you listen, take note of what he says, starting at 6:55. He is calling on his fellow blacks to end the "slavishness, dependency, etc that the Democrat party has demanded of the black community.." Those words can well be echoed at the Catholic hierarchies, to shuck off the influence of the progressives, "nuns on buses", Schneck-types, etc and throw off allegiance to the Democrat party. Catholic Charities and CRS are way too dependent on Federal dollars to survive; if they can't go "cold-turkey" from federal (and state) funding, they need to be shut down now. And yes, the Catholic clergy must start obeying Canon 915 and stop punishing those of their number who are obeying it.
Update! I've just been made aware of a Catholic bishop who is speaking out. That bishop is Bishop Thomas John Paprocki of the Diocese of Springfield IL. I link now to a letter that he wrote to his congregation. He does make the point that while the Democratic platform promotes intrinsic evils, the GOP platform doesn't. Let us pray that more speak out.
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