From the Bishop

What is marriage?

Recently, the president, the head of our government, has stated that it is time to change the meaning of marriage, such that persons with same-sex attractions should be able to be married. This claim has been raised by many in our country. The argument usually goes something like this: “All persons are equal and have equal rights; marriage is a right for those who love each other; thus, as long as two people love each other, why should they not have the same rights as others?”

Racism is a sin

“Racism is a sin that constitutes a serious offense against God,” to quote Pope St. John Paul II. (Aug. 26, 2001)

Abraham Lincoln on March 4, 1865, shortly before his assassination, made this comment about the effects of slavery on our country:


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