Ed's Blog Posts Tagged 'catholic' (3)

PBS Frontline expose "Secrets of the Vatican" rather shocking at times.

The recently broadcast documentary by Frontline on the inner workings of the Vatican in Rome was quite illuminating and, at times, shocking. Accusations of the Vatican Bank laundering large amounts of underworld money, homosexual activity among, not only the priests, but the highest ranked Vatican officials,  mishandling of the pedophilia scandal , and the continuing power struggle between Pope and Cardinals are all brought to light. I was especially shocked by the video evidence that…

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Added by Ed on February 28, 2014 at 6:04pm — 5 Comments

Former Catholics Help Me Out

I am trying to understand the rational behind the catholic church's stance against both abortion and contraception. I understand the abortion issue from their point of view but what is their problem with preventing a sperm from fertilizing an egg? This planet already has in excess of 8 billion people and our natural resources are dwindling away. Population control would seem to be an important concern for our civilization. Abstinence is no longer a valid option in today's modern sexual…

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Added by Ed on February 28, 2012 at 8:17am — 39 Comments

Let The Mother Die???

I am a little worked up right now. I just viewed a segment on CBS Sunday Morning about a Catholic hopital in Phoenix, Arizona involved in the termination of a pregnancy by a mother of four. Apparently the woman developed severe complications and was facing heart failure and imminent death. The chief surgeon of the hospital decided to save her life and performed the abortion after consent from the staff ethics board headed by a sister nun. The board approved the procedure and the woman's life…

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Added by Ed on December 4, 2011 at 9:30am — 10 Comments

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