Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Canon Law Update: Feuerherd's curse cannot be ignored

This is not good, and it comes from the reporter of a Catholic newspaper?!?!? Ed Peters, JD, JCD, explains...

To wish damnation on an individual or a group is to wish on them the absolutely worst fate conceivable: separation from God forever. CCC 1035. Catholics possessed of even a rudimentary catechesis know that one cannot invoke upon a human being any greater calamity than damnation, and that it is never licit, for any reason, to wish that another person be damned.

On February 24, National Catholic Reporter correspondent Joe Feuerherd, writing in the Washington Post, expressed his desire to see the bishops (of the United States) literally damned before he would fail to vote Democratic this Fall.

Continue reading Feuerherd's Curse at, In Light of the Law.

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