By DEXTER DUGGAN PHOENIX — After the December 14 Newtown, Conn., school massacre, liberally inclined Washington Post writer Melinda Henneberger, a Catholic, said the left is correct that guns kill people. But who of any persuasion would doubt that? Guns, that is, plus human evil intent.
However, she added in a December 18 blog post, “the right has a point, too, about the ‘Culture of Death,’ in the language of John Paul II’s Gospel of Life.”
Henneberger wrote, “If gunsalone — or even guns plus lousy treatment options — were the entire problem, why were no little red schoolhouses fired on in the Wild West, where everyone was armed and mental illness completely untreated?”
Moral codes have been ejected faster than spent cartridges.
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From Roman perch, American Cardinal Raymond Burke sparks controversy, exerts influence – The Washington Post.
It is a sad day when some would consider those who preach and teach the Catholic Faith in season and out of season as controversial. It should be expected. Those who remain silent on these issues or try to confuse the issues have the look of hirelings who head for the hills at the first indication that wolves in sheep’s clothing are prowling about among their flocks. My question is, why is he an anomaly and not the most ordinary of Bishops?