posted on Mar, 29 2005 @ 03:00 PM
NBC News MEET THE PRESS
Sunday, March 25, 2005
Rev. Robert Drinan, S.J., Professor of Law, Georgetown Law, Former Congressman from Massachusetts (1970-1980);
MR. RUSSERT: Father Drinan, do you think it was appropriate for Congress to be involved in this matter?
REV. ROBERT DRINAN: No, I don't. I think it's rather well settled at the state level, and it's rather well settled also in Catholic theology. I
would recommend that the viewers look at the Web site of the Catholic Hospital Association. For years, they have been developing a coherent philosophy
on this matter and the Holy See in the last year seem to have been a bit more conservative, which is understandable. It's a terrible, terrible,
agonizing thing. But I think that all the judges that heard it, 20, 25 judges, we have the most certainty that we can have in this difficult
Follow the line: Cardinal Cushing and the Pope that put him in place. The first Pope in History to declare openly apostasy, in October 1996.