Let me get this straight. The leader of a pedophile infested religious organization compares allowing equal rights for human beings with freakin' slavery?
Um, Cardinal O'Brien, people choose partners and your celibacy more unnatural than humans seeking love, and slaves made no choice o get kidnapped from Africa.
Lest you think me unkind in analysis, Charles Pierce describes the official Catholic church: [Let us be clear. Any story that references "the Catholic hierarchy" and doesn't include the phrases "international conspiracy to obstruct justice" and/or "accessories after the fact" is already being overly fair to the organization in question.]
Read more: http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/catholic-church-washington-post-9033417#ixzz1vdj7zrow
[Irish-born Cardinal Keith O'Brien, 73, the leader of the Catholic Church in Scotland, is leading the battle to defeat a gay marriage bill in the British parliament.
He has called gay marriage "madness" and a "grotesque subversion of a universally accepted human right."
O'Brien, an Antrim native, said countries that legalize gay marriage are “shaming themselves” and "going against the “natural law.”
“Imagine for a moment that the Government had decided to legalize slavery but assured us that "no one will be forced to keep a slave."]
Read more: http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Irish-born-Cardinal-likens-gay-marriage-to-slavery-says-it-is-grotesque-and-madness-142238485.html#ixzz1vdUvSo7b
Mayhaps the esteemed Koch smoker, err...cleric, fails to see his views as prejudice, because his view of "natural law" used in the past to justify and condone masscres like those of Irish immigrant laborers killed in United States of Assimilation.
[Five murdered Irish immigrants cast into a mass grave in 1832 at Duffy’s Cut near Philadelphia will be reburied in a full Catholic ceremony today.
Four laborers and one female, a washerwoman, will be reburied.]
Read more: http://www.irishcentral.com/news/-Five-murdered-Irish-emigrants-will-be-reburied-in-a-new-grave-today-142041103.html#ixzz1vdWrIEub