Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Cardinal Dolan to deliver closing prayer at Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

(Catholic News Herald) CHARLOTTE — Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, the head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has accepted an invitation to deliver the closing prayer at next week's Democratic National Convention, according to a statement from Archdiocese of New York spokesman Joseph Zwilling.
He will give the concluding benediction prayer on Thursday, the final night of the GOP convention, where Mitt Romney is slated to accept the presidential nomination for his party. 
It was made clear to the Democratic National Convention organizers, as it was to the Republicans, that the cardinal was coming solely as a pastor, only to pray, not to endorse any party, platform, or candidate.
The cardinal consulted Bishop Peter Jugis of the Diocese of Charlotte, who gave the cardinal his consent to take part in the convention within his diocese. It is customary among brother bishops to extend this courtesy...

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Jon said...

So, His Eminence is going to deliver a benediction upon a party whose platform calls for infanticide and sodomy, and thinks thereby no one is going to interpret this as approval, walk into a voting booth, pull a lever, and through that action directly cause both infanticide and sodomy to continue?

What a tragedy. What a horrific, demonically disoriented tragedy.