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Defender o Quadrado

Nesta casa serve-se tudo a quente. As cadeiras são de pau e têm as costas direitas. Há sempre pão a cozer e o conforto da desarrumação. A porta está sempre aberta... mas fecha-se rapidamente aos vermes que infestam alguns cantos do quadrado. Sejam

Irresponsabilidade papal

 

Este editorial do The Lancet, ao qual tive acesso através do blogue A Natureza do Mal, demonstra bem a enormidade e a irresponsabilidade do Papa Bento XVI:



(...) The Catholic Church's ethical opposition to birth control and support of marital fidelity and abstinence in HIV prevention is well known. But, by saying that condoms exacerbate the problem of HIV/AIDS, the Pope has publicly distorted scientific evidence to promote Catholic doctrine on this issue. (...)

(...) UNAIDS, the UN Population Fund, and WHO released an updated position statement on HIV prevention and condoms, which said that “the male latex condom is the single, most efficient, available technology to reduce the sexual transmission of HIV”. (...)

(...) When any influential person, be it a religious or political leader, makes a false scientific statement that could be devastating to the health of millions of people, they should retract or correct the public record. Anything less from Pope Benedict would be an immense disservice to the public and health advocates, including many thousands of Catholics, who work tirelessly to try and prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS worldwide.


 

Tal como já escrevi num post anterior, não há fé que justifique uma mentira nem ignorância que se desculpe ao Papa sobre esta matéria.
 

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