Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Notes: Monday-Wednesday, June 14-16, 2010

Interesting discussion on, among other things, the grounds for sovereignty, with reference to the British Monarchy

Msgr. Prowse initiates a process of pastoral planning for The Diocese of Sale

First paragraph from that web-page:

Bishop Christopher Prowse of the regional Victorian Diocese of Sale has released a pastoral letter aimed at promoting discussion on the future directions of the diocese, according to a diocesan media release.

See also this blog's "Our Journey Ahead (Wollongong Pastoral Plan)" tag for coverage of The Diocese of Wollongong's process of pastoral planning.

Mr. Muehlenberg on abortion and bestiality


The examples of this moral decline are legion, and I often report them on this site. Two more prime examples can be offered here which occurred yesterday. The first has to do with the annual Queen’s Birthday honours in which various Australians are chosen to receive the Order of Australia.

[... Y]ou can expect a steady supply of those who are politically correct and left of centre to pick up these honours each year. Let me mention just one recipient this year: “Dr Joanne Wainer, Shire of Nillumbik, Vic For service to the community as an academic and researcher in the area of women’s reproductive health rights, and through leadership roles promoting women in medicine, particularly in rural and remote areas.”

By this euphemistic description, the unaware reader would not know that what she is being honoured for is baby-killing. Ms Wainer is a long time feminist and pro-abortion activist. Listen to her own words as she celebrates the Victorian abortion law changes in late 2008: [...]

[...] If this is not a descent into barbarism, I don’t know what is. Well, actually I do, and it concerns the second disturbing event that took place yesterday. I refer to the ABC television program, Q&A. ...

[...] But the real concern was when [Prof. Peter] Singer was asked about some of his really bizarre ideas. I have written up this vegetarian, pro-abortion, pro-euthanasia and pro-infanticide activist elsewhere, eg:

But he has also been known for his outrageous views on bestiality. I have already had many people express their shock at what Singer advocated last night, but I have had to tell them that he has been pushing this position for years. Indeed, he was happy to go public with this a decade ago. ...

Blog comment by me

At Mr. Schütz's blog:

Cardinal Pole
June 15, 2010 at 3:53 am

“Thus is the Sabbath rest slapped in the face”

What did you mean by that, PE?

Reginaldvs Cantvar

1 comment:

Cardinal Pole said...

There's also a letter on Prof. Singer and his ethics in today's Australian.