In yesterday's post I stated that the USCCB uttered not one peep regarding Alfie Evans. It turns out I was incorrect. Stop the presses! Drum rolls and trumpets please! From Zenit we learn that the USCCB put out a tweet regarding Alfie. I suppose it's better than the abysmal silence that still appears on their page. Speaking of their page, notice the blurb about April being "Child Abuse Prevention Month". No sane person can gainsay that Alfie is being abused by Alder Hey Hospital.
On Facebook I came across an excellent video by Reality Check regarding the skewed priorities of western society that Alfie's plight has made evident. I cannot locate a youtube so I'll now link to their page. Is it not a travesty that lions and gorillas garner more sympathy and outrage than does the brutal, deliberate attempt to murder a little child? That goes double for Catholic bishops - at least British bishops. Yes, the USCCB tweet was namby-pamby, but at least it's something. It's not outright capitulation to the governmental forces of death.
By the way, going back to the "non-pro-life mutation", how can they possibly issue a non-statement regarding Alfie being wrested away from his parents, and then wax indignant about this?
Please - if you haven't already done so, contact the British officials shown at the bottom of the LifeSiteNews piece. Demand that they exhibit some decency and allow Tom and Kate Evans to determine the treatment for their son Alfie.
“What can I do to help resolve the crisis in the Church?” “Pray and act.” By action, make known your dissatisfaction to the American bishops, to the Holy See, and to your fellow Catholics. Prayer is all-powerful. God wants us to pray to Him for the graces we need to remedy the evils we find in the Church today. Our prayers remind us that we are totally dependent upon God, and that God wants us to exercise our love for Him in the sweet duty of seeking His help. We must also act to stir the shepherds of the Church to recognize the serious problems we face and to do whatever is necessary to resolve these problems.
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