An interesting insight by Archbishop Chaput into the recent actions by some Catholic groups who have broken ranks with the U.S. Bishops efforts to protect the unborn in the healthcare debate.

…the captivity of some Catholics to the agenda of current congressional leaders and the White House proves that faith partisans are not a monopoly of the political right, and that some Catholics have an almost frantic unwillingness to see the abortion issue for what it is—a foundational matter of social justice and human rights. It can’t be avoided in developing our public policies without debasing the whole nature of Christian social teaching. No rights are safe when the right to life is not.

Read the entire article here.

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