Monday, March 17, 2014

“A Petition to the Canadian Bishops”

By Monsignor Vincent Foy


I sent  this letter to a number of bishops in Canada in December of 2003.  It was never published.

A Petition to the Canadian Bishops

“Contraception is to be judged objectively so profoundly unlawful, as never to be, for any reason, justified. To think or to say the contrary is equal to maintaining that in human life, situations may arise in which it is lawful not to recognize God as God”. (Pope John Paul II, quoted in L’Osservatore Romano, Oct.10, 1983),

Your Eminences, Your Graces, and Your Excellencies,

As you know, the contraceptive mentality pervades the Catholic Church in Canada. Most Catholic couples of child-bearing age are preventing children through sterilization or contraception. The birthrate is suicidal. The death of the Church is certain where contraception prevails. It has been truly said that “Our greatest moral responsibility is to convert the contraceptive mentality”.  (more...)

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