Fr Ray Blake raises some interesting points about CAFOD leaping on the anti-Boris Island bandwagon. I think he makes a good case.
The Thirsty Gargoyle responds, linking CAFOD'S concerns to the Holy Father's words about concern for the environment relating closely to concern for people. I think he makes a good case, too.
However, I would have less sympathy for the first and more for the second if CAFOD were to:
a) Align its teaching and praxis more closely with the teaching of the Church in all other areas;
b) Support the pro-Life movement in this country (as well as be proactively pro-life overseas), as after all, our country's record on these issues undermines our ability to offer moral leadership abroad - indeed leads to us exporting a culture of death to many of the countries CAFOD is meant to be helping.
Follow tags at the side for CAFOD if you want to understand my prejudicial approach to this...
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