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Response to LynneSin (Reply #39)

Tue Aug 14, 2012, 03:53 AM

44. Meet Charlie Chaput, Right Wing Nut Job

Franciscan friar Charles Chaput, the archbishop of Philadelphia, is about as far to the right as nut jobs get. Benedict put Chaput into Philadelphia because Pennsylvania is a swing state which could easily go right wing. In 2004 Chaput declared it "sinful" for Catholics to vote for John Kerry. Chaput is also the author of the book Render Unto Caesar, which calls on Catholics to vote their beliefs; i.e., against gay marriage and against abortion.

As reported by EWTN, Chaput has criticized what he views as a "spirit of adulation bordering on servility" that exists towards Barack Obama, remarking, "in democracies, we elect public servants, not messiahs." The archbishop states that Obama tries to mask his record on abortion and other issues with "rosy marketing about unity, hope, and change." Chaput also dismissed the notion that Obama was given a broad mandate, reasoning he was elected to "fix an economic crisis" and not to "retool American culture on the issues of marriage and the family, sexuality, bioethics, religion in public life, and abortion."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_J._Chaput




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