Fr. Shawn P. Tunink

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Intrinsic Evils and Voting

October 18th, 2012, by Fr. Shawn P. Tunink

Here’s a 3 minute spot I did for Catholic radio on intrinsic evils and voting. It’s kind of neat to be in my car and hear myself come on the air.

Most moral issues aren’t so black and white as to be always right or always wrong. However, there are certain actions that the Church teaches are always wrong, regardless of the intentions or circumstances. These acts are called “intrinsically evil” because they are evil in themselves and can never be made right. There are 5 issues that fall into this category which we have to confront today:

5 Instrically Evil Actions

  • Abortion
  • Euthanasia
  • Embryonic Stem Cell Research
  • Human Cloning
  • Redefining Marriage

These issues are non-negotiable for Catholics and must be opposed. There are 70 million Catholics in this country. If we all stick together, we won’t have to be voting on these issues much longer.

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