Pro-Marxist, anti-Catholic groups unite to attack Mexican Bishops
Mexico City, Jul. 24, 2006 (CNA) - As part of their effort to support the leftist Democratic Revolution Party (PRD) in its bid to be declared winner of the disputed presidential elections, several anti-Catholic groups - including “Catholics” for a Free Choice - have united under the name, The Ecclesial Observatory, to attack the Mexican bishops.
The Ecclesial Observatory presents itself as a group of 15 Christian-inspired associations; but its agenda includes the promotion of abortion and homosexual unions.
Its leaders recently met at the National Center of Social Communications (NCSC) - which is also part of the collation - in order to accuse Church leaders, such as Cardinal Norberto Rivera of Mexico City, of acting with “ambiguity” and thus fostering an atmosphere of violence and confrontation.
The NCSC, founded by leftist militant Jose Alvarez Icaza, began as a “parallel” conference meant to counter the Fourth General Conference of the Latin American Bishops’ Council in 1992, in Santo Domingo, and to influence the final document produced by the bishops with Marxist liberation theology...
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