Bishop Manning's CathBlog: The political fight for life

24/11/2010

Most Rev Kevin Manning DD
Bishop Emeritus of Parramatta, Most Rev Kevin Manning DD.
In his latest CathBlog, Most Rev Kevin Manning DD, Bishop Emeritus of Parramatta, says that defending the sacredness of life means lobbying for increased facilities for palliative care, especially in regional and rural Australia.

"Policy makers and commentators continue to hammer away at the belief of Christians, and many of other religions, that all human life is a precious gift from God, and that all human life has inviolable dignity from the moment of conception till the moment of natural death," Bishop Manning writes. 

"The Greens, and allied policy formators, are threatening human life today in many ways."

Read Bishop Manning's blog in full at CathBlog

Read Bishop Kevin's previous CathBlogs:

'Church has role in the election' (5/08/10)

'Unions, workers and the church' (17/08/10)

'The challenges of old age' (27/08/10)

This presence is for 'real' (10/09/10)

Real Marriage (27/09/10)

Confessions by appointment (7/10/10)

'Aussie battler' Mary misses the point (15/10/10)

The Bible is our access to God (26/10/10)

Humbled Church still has moral authority (10/11/10)

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