Archbishop Chaput slams Fr. Jenkins for honoring pro-abortion Obama; Cardinal Mahony still silent
You can read the Archbishop's essay at: http://www.archden.org/index.cfm/ID/2081
Archbishop Chaput writes:
"We also have the duty to oppose him [Obama] when he’s wrong on foundational issues like abortion, embryonic stem cell research and similar matters. And we also have the duty to avoid prostituting our Catholic identity by appeals to phony dialogue that mask an abdication of our moral witness...
"...Notre Dame ignored the U.S. bishops’ guidance in their 2004 statement, Catholics in Political Life... There was no excuse – none, except intellectual vanity – for the university to persist in its course. And Father Jenkins compounded a bad original decision with evasive and disingenuous explanations to subsequently justify it."