The Destructive Influence of the CINOP within the Catholic Church - 9
Report Card # 9 on Bill Press’s Book
How the Republicans Stole Christmas Jan. 11, 2006
Chapter 1 – Separation of Church and State (cont’d)
We are going to move into territory which may be eye opening. The purpose is to understand the CINOP (Catholic in name only politician), like Bill Press, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newson, Senators Kennedy, Leahy, Durbin, Dodd, Biden, Susan Collins, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and others. While anyone can call himself a Catholic in the public arena, is he or she a Catholic within the Catholic Church?
You decide on the following three excerpts relating to the Cinops behavior.
1) “On May 17, 2003, Francis Cardinal Arinze, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, delivered the address at the graduation ceremonies. (Georgetown) He stated:
‘In many parts of the world, the family is under siege. It is opposed by an anti-life mentality as is seen in contraception, abortion, infanticide and euthanasia. It is scorned and canalized by pornography, desecrated by fornication and adultery, mocked by homosexuality, sabotaged by irregular unions and cut in two by divorce.’
Part of the audience was quite upset with the reference to homosexuality, Students walked out and a theology professor stomped off the stage. Later, an official letter of protest was signed by nearly seventy faculty members.” 28
Defending a Higher Law, The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property, 2004, www.tfp.org (800) 661-0272
2) “House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco, a Catholic, was one of 48 representatives who wrote a letter to the U.S. Bishops warning them that the ‘threat of withholding a sacrament will revive latent anti-Catholic prejudice.’ (A religion that can only avoid prejudice by refusing to take itself seriously is not long for this world.) San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom had already made headlines by issuing same-sex marriage licenses at City Hall. Newsom calls himself a Catholic, but, according to the Chronicle, said he ‘fundamentally disagrees with Catholic Church teachings on stem cell research, abortion rights, same-sex marriage and birth control.’ He had received Communion just the other day, he added, although he declined to say where. ‘I have lots of priests who are family friends.’ But his conscience was ‘clear.’” 21- Jan.06
New Oxford Review, Tom Bethel, Archbishop Levada: Advancing…Chessboard
3) “Thus, the proponents of the fundamental option theory posit three, rather than two, major categories of sin (in terms of their seriousness): venial sins, grave sins, and mortal sins. Mortal sins would include only those acts in which a person radically altered his fundamental option. … Pope John Paul II then explicitly rejects the notion that not all sins committed with free consent, full knowledge, and grave matter are mortal sins…in his rejection of the fundamental option theory …this theory is directly opposed to the teachings of the Church.” 28 Homiletic & Pastoral Review, A critical analysis of the fundamental option theory, Thomas J. Centrella, Jan. 2006
St. Thomas Aquinas is the holy patron of schools. Truth is the light. The CINOP prefers darkness. It’s time to put these phonies, and culture of death kissing Catholic politicians in their place, seriously counseled by their bishops, and voted out of office.
George H. Kubeck Posted on this blog, Friday, December 5, 2008.