At their weekly family faith sharing Mom raised an issue for the teenagers to discuss. “Is our legal system, right and just?” she asked. “Just consider the right to life which should be guaranteed by the Constitution. More than 10 years ago abortion was legalised here and we know that more than a million babies have been killed since then. Now it looks like euthanasia might become legal which means that the right to life till natural death will be challenged. Even possibly decriminalising prostitution isn’t life-giving. And as for same-sex unions and drugs……. “ So the family was challenged to grapple with such issues in conscience.
The Lord raised up Judges who saved them out of the power of those who plundered them. And yet they did not listen to their judges, for they played the harlot after other gods and bowed down to them and turned aside from the way in which their fathers walked. Judges 2:11-19.
Pope Francis: The Church makes her own the attitude of the Lord Jesus who offers his boundless love to each person without exception. AL 250