The newspaper of the Archdiocese of Kansas City The Leaven often has excellent columns especially the ones written by Archbishop Naumann. This month is no exception with his Forty years later, ‘Humanae Vitae’ proves prophetic.
Another excellent article called Abortion in our own backyard starts off with:
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Following a monthly pro-life Mass, Benedictine Father Matthew Habiger of St. Benedict ’s Abbey in Atchison led a rosary in front of an abortion clinic here.
Afterwards he said something that really surprised Ron Kelsey, the archdiocesan pro-life consultant.
He made the observation that, as he looked around from the vantage point of the clinic, you could see church steeples all around, ” said Kelsey.
The clinic was surrounded by faith communities that claimed Christ, but were willing to quietly tolerate the killing of unborn children short distances from their sanctuaries.
It made Kelsey marvel: Where was the outrage?