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A SIGN OF HOW MUCH ‘IMPACT’ The PRO-LIFE MOVEMENT IS MAKING

At the moment there is a problem regarding the availability of something which has long been a normal part of life in the United Kingdom. Millions of people have availed themselves of it without any difficulty, but the question is whether the continued provision of it should be dependent on legal conditions being satisfied.  If there were to be such conditions, and they caused a shortage of supply, customers would be able to travel beyond their own areas in order to get what they wanted, but of course many of them would feel aggrieved by the resultant inconvenience and expense.

ENGLISH POLITICIANS and RELIGION

Paragraph 1884 of the “Catechism of the Catholic Church” says that “those who govern human communities...should behave as ministers of divine providence.” The best basis on which they can do so is to believe in the divine. Truly-well-disposed people can, unwittingly, be agents of goodness, but although human nature is intrinsically imperfect the potential for ‘going off the rails’ seems likely to be greater in an atheist than in a theist. Therefore it is desirable that “those who govern human communities” should believe in God.

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