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Monday, February 17, 2014

"Pleased to meet you Hope you guess my name"

In 1968, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards penned an incredibly creepy and disturbing song:
"Please allow me to introduce myself
I'm a man of wealth and taste
I've been around for a long, long year
Stole many a man’s soul and faith….
Pleased to meet you
Hope you guess my name
But what's puzzling you
Is the nature of my game….
So if you meet me
Have some courtesy
Have some sympathy, and some taste
Use all your well-learned politesse
Or I'll lay your soul to waste"

Colleges/Universites

At the Cardinal Newman Society web site, you can easily find disturbing stories about Cabrini College, Chestnut Hill College, and St. Joseph's University (2).  Joining them is Villanova, which recently hosted Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach.
  • Senator Leach is a pro-abortion extremist, who voted against HB 818
  • Senator Leach is the senate's prime sponsor of  SB719, "providing for same-sex marriages."  
  • Senator Leach is one of the five senators who introduced SB 872, "Prohibiting mental health professionals from engaging in sexual orientation change efforts with an individual under 18 years of age."  
  • While the Pa Catholic Conference tells us that HB 300/SB 300 "is intolerant and prejudiced against people of faith,"  Leach is one of the 25 senators who introduced SB 300.  
  • Senator Leach is also one of five senators to introduce SB 1182, to legalize marijuana.
Email Villanova president Rev Peter Donahue and Archbishop Chaput, to express your concerns.

 

Hospitals

Within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, there are six "Catholic" hospitals (i.e., Holy Redeemer plus five which fall under Catholic Health East (i.e., St Mary's plus the four that also fall under the Mercy Health System - Mercy Fitzgerald, Mercy Philadelphia, Mercy Suburban, and Nazareth)).  As per the 1/31/14 Courier Times,
"only one OBGYN from the six hospitals can be found on a list of Natural Family Planning-only OBGYNs....ALL of the 'Reproductive Endocrinologists and Obstetricians' at one local Catholic hospital are IVF specialists...In the home archdiocese of Terri Schiavo, neither of the Archdiocese's two largest hospitals clearly specify...
  • Catholic teaching with regard to nutrition and hydration, and
  • that health care services cannot honor advance directives (e.g., non-specific directives to forego nutrition and hydration) opposed to Catholic teaching"
  • Email Archbishop Chaput, to ask that if a hospital does not act Catholic it NOT be allowed to call itself "Catholic."

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