“The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule,” he says in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, “is a person’s conscience.”
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If Catholics forget these truths we will become like ”sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal,” and we will be empty-handed and defenseless in the upcoming final battle.
The prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith tells the Register that the Catholic Church must not only demand freedom of religion, she must also take up the task of demanding and promoting that politics be given a moral basis.
Last week, facing criticism from fellow party members, Biden announced that he no longer supports the Hyde Amendment, which bars the use of federal funds for abortions, with exceptions for rape, incest, and in cases that an abortion saves the life of the mother.
After backlash, the Russell Amendment was pulled from the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act.
Election 2016 Commentary
EDITORIAL: St. John Paul’s parallel initiatives — a holistic vision of life that offers a path to real human fulfillment and so recovers the true dignity and meaning of the body and a revolution of conscience that places Christ and personal responsibility at its center — offer a blueprint for the moral and spiritual transformation that will make a healthy political culture possible.