a Rumor of Children
The Empty Cradle ...
there a better metaphor for the culture of Death that pervades the
It is extremely significant
that among the most vociferous critics of the Catholic Church are those
who stand in absolute defiance against Her condemnation of three of
the most reprehensible moral practices:
The first practice intends
to prevent life.
The second is utterly sterile and can never produce it.
And the third extinguishes it.
Such hostility to life itself ... !
A culture that condones
abortion, encourages contraception, and promotes homosexuality, has
no future – for it has no children.
Like Saturn we consume our children and in our old age lament our barrenness.
Who, we will one day wonder,
will be left to bury us when we are dead?
Boston Catholic Journal
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