The Catholic bishops of Illinois condemned Gov. Pat Quinn, who professes to be Catholic, for agreeing to give an award to pro-abortion political group. In response to the criticism, Quinn doubled down.
The Naperville Sun reports:
Gov. Pat Quinn said Thursday he considers it “the proper, Christian thing to do” to present an abortion-rights group’s leadership award, sloughing off criticism from Cardinal Francis George and other Roman Catholic bishops.
So at what point would we the bishops consider dialogue a waste of time? This Catholic governor not only supports legal abortion, he celebrates it. He not only signs a law on civil unions, he enforces it so that Catholic agencies can essentially no longer participate in adoption or foster care.
I mean, with friends like this…