Re-order those priorities

Everyone has their agenda.

“Miguel Diaz, the new Vatican ambassador for the administration of
pro-abortion President Barack Obama, detailed his priorities in an
interview shortly before meeting Pope Benedict XVI on Friday. Abortion
and pro-life issues didn’t make the list even though the Pope urged
Diaz to promote the pro-life ethic.

The Holy See, on Friday, accepted Diaz’ letters of credence as U.S. ambassador.

Afterwards, Diaz spoke with Vatican Radio prior to meeting with the leader of the Catholic Church.

Diaz said he would promote policies “common to our interests with respect to the Holy See and the United States.”
They included rejection of religion as a means of violence, opposing
terrorism, racial issues, and combating AIDS/HIV and human trafficking.

Though those are also important issues, reducing or opposing abortions failed to make Diaz’s list…”

It didn’t match Benedict’s list.

“I think particularly of the need for a clear discernment with
regard to issues touching the protection of human dignity and respect
for the inalienable right to life from the moment of conception to
natural death,” [Pope Benedict] said.

Benedict urged Diaz to promote “the protection of the right to
conscientious objection on the part of health care workers, and indeed
all citizens.”

“The Church insists on the unbreakable link between an ethics of
life and every other aspect of social ethics,” he reminded the Obama

If this sounds like a chess game, the Master is clear.


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