Pull the Plug!
A Vignette on the State as the Agent of Death
whether your life is worth living and no Parent can keep its Hand off the
(and dont count on your cardinal
or bishop either)
Malcolm McMahon OP, Archbishop of Liverpool
on behalf of the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and
Wales with their hands on the plug, too: (
... all Catholics)
would like to express my deepest sympathy at this moment
of loss to Tom and Kate as we hold little Alfie in our prayers.
All who have been touched by the story of this little boys
heroic struggle for life will feel this loss deeply. But
as a Christian Alfie has the promises of God, who is love,
to welcome him into his heavenly home.
even though we didn't so much as lift a finger to help
him, his mother or his father. The official
Vatican News Agency stated the following: The
Catholic bishops of England and Wales issue a statement
highlighting the professionalism of staff at Liverpool's
Alder Hey hospital.
(We wonder if their admiration for the professionalism
of those who collectively end the lives of others, extends
to other relatively recent, and present regimes
which excelled in it beyond our darkest imagination)
* Pope Francis: Act
for anothers good as you see it not as
God sees it ... nor as the Church teaches:
the past few weeks have been difficult with much activity
on social media, we must recognise that all who have played
a part in Alfies life have wanted
to act for his good,
as they see it.
Above all, we must thank Tom and Kate for their unstinting
love of their son, and the staff at Alder Hey Hospital
for their professional care of Alfie.
(Yes, the pope is presumed to be Catholic). In other words,
depending on how you look at it (more of the situational
ethics of Francis), if you think it is good
to pull the plug on a child for some insane reason go
Who am I to
In other words, no plea for Alfie, his mother
or his father, from prominent Catholics
... only from
Muslim ... on behalf of a Christian:
Listen to Wajid Khan address the EU Parliament
You have collected all my tears in Your bottle.
You have recorded each one in Your book.
are witnessing the death not only of Alfie Evans but of Western Christian culture;
of the collective and seared conscience of the tattered remnants of a once Christian,
but now militantly secularized society that has no tolerance for religion ... and
even less for life itself.
This is the frightening prologue of things to come and from a once enlightened
people who fell into darkness.
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