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23 10 2009

From the Archdiocese in Guam, in response to a bill to recognize same-sex partnerships:

The culture of homosexuality is a culture of absorption because it does not value self-sacrifice. It is a glaring example of what John Paul II has called the culture of death. Islamic fundamentalists clearly understand the damage that homosexual behavior inflicts on a culture. That is why they repress such behavior with death. Their culture is anything but one of self-absorption. It may be brutal at times, but any culture that is able to produce wave after wave of suicide bombers (women as well as men) is a culture that at least knows how to value self-sacrifice.

(h/t: The Daily Dish)



4 responses

23 10 2009

I’ll comment: Holy Shit.

24 10 2009

Well, in his defense, he DID say that terrorism is an awful, no good, very bad thing.

Just understandable, is all.

Which makes the statement okey-dokey.

26 10 2009

I just had deja vu back to that comment Bill Maher made just after 9/11…

27 10 2009

Mebbe, but he was responding to a specific charge of cowardice, saying, in effect, whatever else these guys were, they weren’t cowards.

Maybe it is similar, but I don’t think he was speaking admiringly of their commitment.

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