Posts Tagged ‘Unintended consequences’

Pro-life panelists see unintended consequences from Dobbs decision

Monday, July 18th, 2022

Pro-life Catholics are concerned about unintended consequences from the US Supreme Court’s Dobbs v Jackson decision that overturned the 49-year old Roe v Wade ruling. Panel members who spoke at a July 14 Georgetown University forum are among them. “The Dobbs decision did not feel like any kind of victory, because I find myself concerned Read more

The unintended and horrible consequences of bad good intentions

Monday, October 15th, 2018
bad good intentions

In the early centuries of the church’s life, there were three so-called “mortal” sins: adultery, murder and apostasy. All three were sins against the life and unity of the community. They resulted in excommunication, separation from the community, until a penitential restoration of communion. By the time, many centuries later, when I was learning the Read more