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K-LO Wasn't Paying Attention at Mass

Kathryn Jean Lopez of National Review doesn't want us all to just get along.

If I were a better Catholic, I would have resisted the temptation, but it was hard not to flash back to that image seared in my memory of Edward Cardinal Egan guffawing with Barack Obama at the Alfred E. Smith dinner the other night. Cardinal O’Connor wouldn’t welcome Bill Clinton to the dinner in 1996 when he vetoed the ban on partial-birth abortion. Barack Obama trumps Clinton in his audacity for embracing a culture of death — defending outright infanticide, not the procedure the late Democratic senator from New York, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, called “close to infanticide.” But Obama was welcome and even celebrated this year. And if you watched the evening or morning news on Thursday and Friday, it all looked perfectly appropriate. Maybe you even got warm, fuzzy, we-can-all-get-along feelings. Civility is good. But the abdication of moral leadership is bad...
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