It's no surprise Sen. Marco Rubio is springing into action against the Health and Human Services mandate, but clearly he is a cafeteria Catholic.
His anti-birth control and fetus focus may explain why I never received a response regarding Florida death penalty concerns.
Will Rubio instruct Mitt Romney on the Catholic "preferential option for the poor" or admonish fellow Catholics Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum when their policies don't adhere to the bishops' other directives?
I was a Catholic religious education director for 13 years. Only one parishioner ever felt the need to speak with me about her birth control concerns. It was a result of a priest telling her and her husband they were improperly using natural family planning, by which couples are encouraged to use their minds to plot against creating life. Fortunately, I was able to put them in touch with a priest who put their hearts at ease.
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Extremists do immense damage, whether terrorists, or in far lesser degree, freewheeling GOP candidates who insult every struggling population but fetuses. Initially, extremists can be solely blamed, but all who do not decry their actions become culpable.
Here are some Catholic realities. The majority at weekend Mass:
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