Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Life League Ad Challenges Bishops to Stop Obama Care

As Obama prepares to address the nation Wednesday on his health care plan, American Life League has challenged the nation's Catholic bishops to be prepared to shut down Catholic health care and make it clear that they prefer this action to compromising with the intrinsic evils currently contained in various Obama care proposals. "Obama speaks tonight. Christ speaks always. When it comes to health care reform which road will our Catholic bishops take?" the group asked in a Washington Times ad. The ad highlighted six principled positions Catholic-supported health care must include: opposition to abortion, contraception, sterilization, human embryonic stem cell therapy, euthanasia and assisted suicide. Judie Brown, president of American Life League, the country's largest grassroots Catholic pro-life organizationBrown said. "Embrace Obamacare and sell the soul of the Church to government bureaucrats and politicians or embrace the Faith and be prepared to shut down Catholic health care rather than participate in intrinsic evil. We ask the bishops to unite behind Christ and His teachings now while there is still time to have a positive effect on the road ahead."
The ad quotes Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI) who in 1997 said:
“The words of the Bible and of the Church fathers rang in my ears, those sharp condemnations of shepherds who are like mute dogs; in order to avoid conflicts, they let the poison spread. Peace is not the first civic duty, and a bishop whose only concern is not to have any problems and to gloss over as many conflicts as possible is an image I find repulsive. "For the American bishops, the choice is simple," Pewsitter
Catholic Femina Speaks: Not all the bishops support the current health care bill; in fact none of the bishops should since it does not line up with the truths of the Catholic faith. Bishops have been calling for health care reform in the name of the Catholic Church, but this is not an issue of faith... it is a mark of socialism. I undoubtedly believe that the beginning of Obama care will mean the end of private health insurance. It will be allowing the government to have power to choose the life and death of Americans. It will seek to remove God from the lives of man and replace Him with a plan to end lives of anyone less than productive. This plan to turn human souls into commodities. Bishops need to speak out against this and work to defeat this attack by the Culture of Death.


  1. It seems like this health care will be cramed down our throats, people need to wake up and appriciate the value of life.

  2. I Googled the Catholic Church and the Middle Class. For I cannot understand why the Catholic Church is supporting health care reform.

    I was so glad to come across some articles that state my beliefs.