Thursday, February 19, 2009
From George Weigel - With regards to the Pope meeting with Nancy Pelosi, trying to reason with her and many other pro-choice Catholics of the past in politics. "It is a “requirement of the natural moral law” — that is, the moral truths we can know by thinking about what is right and what is wrong— to defend the inviolability of innocent human life. You don’t have to believe in papal primacy to know that; you don’t have do believe in seven sacraments, or the episcopal structure of the Church, or the divinity of Christ, to know that. You don’t even have to believe in God to know that. You only have to be a morally serious human being, willing to work through a moral argument — which, of course, means being the kind of person who understands that moral truth cannot be reduced to questions of feminist political correctness or partisan political advantage..."