THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: Naturally this needs to be put into the whole context of the gospel message. Forgiveness is offered to those who confess mortal sins, and absolution will be given to anyone who is truly sorry, but make no mistake about it. If you vote for Obama (or any other pro-abortion politicians) and get hit by a bus walking home, you may not make it to the pearly gates. That's what the bishops have been telling us for months, and now one has come out and said it in the most plain English possible...
(LifeNews.com) - In one of the most far-reaching statements about Catholics and the presidential election, Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City has urged Catholics not to vote for Barack Obama. Bishop Finn says Catholics who support him put their souls at risk by supporting Obama's "fanatical" stance on abortion.
The comments came in an interview with KCMO 710's Chris Stigall.
"There are Catholics listening to me right now who are thinking strongly or are convinced that they will vote for Barack Obama. What would you say to them?" Stigall asked the bishop.
"I would say, give consideration to your eternal salvation," Finn responded.
"To vote for a person who has a fanatical determination to not only support abortion as it is now but to remove all limitations on it through the Freedom of Choice Act and to extend it without any recourse -- throwing out all of the efforts of citizens over the last 35 years to place reasonable limits on abortion," Bishop Finn explained.
"By voting for a person who has expressed his determination to do this to Planned Parenthood and NARAL -- you make yourself a participant in the act of abortion and you mustn't do it because your eternal salvation is tied up with that important choice," Bishop Finn said....
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