Showing posts with label Bishop DiMazio. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bishop DiMazio. Show all posts

Monday, November 2, 2009

Bishop DiMarzio's strange Alliance in Brooklyn

In a tit for tat arrangement the Bishop of Brooklyn, Nicholas DiMarzio, gives support to a NARAL endorsed, pro-abort, same-sex marriage candidate in a close election in return for his ruling on the statute of limmitations in clerical abuse cases.

Original article here...

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Politicizing Prelates and New York

The last few days have gotten us to thinking about politicising prelates and here we have a case of one who uses his mitre and authority to prop up his leftist political causes. Generally abortion isn't negotiable, most of the time, but sometimes (most of the time) you support the DNC talking points and candidates when your Diocese's schools, hospitals or "charitable" organizations or the semnary where conservative candidates get weeded out, need support.

A bishop’s flexibility
November 1, 2009, 5:11 pm Posted by Paul Moses

As chairman of the bishops’ committee that drafted the statement “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship,” Brooklyn’s Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio has had an important role in interpreting what it actually means. In the heat of the 2008 presidential campaign, he wrote in a letter to The New York Times that the newspaper had erred in a story on Joseph Biden and the Catholic vote in reporting the statement would “explicitly allow Catholics to vote for a candidate who supports abortion rights if they do so for other reasons.”