Bishop orders priests to read anti-Obama letter at Sunday sermons
Joining the chorus of Roman Catholic clergy in Illinois criticizing President Barack Obama before next week's election, Peoria Bishop Daniel Jenky ordered priests to read a letter to parishioners on Sunday before the presidential election, explaining that politicians who support abortion rights also reject Jesus.
"By virtue of your vow of obedience to me as your Bishop, I require that this letter be personally read by each celebrating priest at each Weekend Mass," Jenky wrote in a letter circulated to clergy in the Catholic Diocese of Peoria.
In the letter, Jenky cautions parishioners that Obama and a majority of U.S. senators will not reconsider the mandate that would require employers, including religious groups, to provide free birth control coverage in their health care plans. "This assault upon our religious freedom is simply without precedent in the American political and legal system,"...
]It is quite possible that you know nothing about the grace of God. You can't lose something that was a gift and not something you have in any part earned. I guess the same could be said then of those professing believers who vote for an anti-Christ Mormon. Why would anyone listen to what the Church of Rome has to say about anything. They are just as apostate as the Mormons. Both are soul-damning heresy [AUTHOR]CB[/AUTHOR]I wish my pastor were this frank. Once you vote for a pro-abortion candidate, you've lost your salvation. [/QUOTE]