According to Reuters, Barack Hussein Obama has told the Holy Father that he would like to reduce the number of abortions that take place every year in the United States. President Obama’s plan is to reduce abortion by making the economic circumstances better for those women that usually go to the abortion mills. His Holiness said that he was satisfied with the audience that he had with President Obama.
It seems to me that His Holiness has the wool pulled over his eyes. President Obama is a wolf in sheep’s clothing when it comes to pro-life. He is a man who is against everything that the Pope and the Church stand for. How is it possible that His Holiness can be satisfied with a meeting like this? What if nothing happens with the proposals? What if the words are just words?
In the past, Popes did not stand idly by and shake hands with heads of state whom they viewed to be a threat to the Church. Pope Pius XI did not meet with Hitler nor did Pope Pius XII meet with Stalin and discuss the problems which Catholics under those respective regimes faced. These popes knew danger when they saw it and they stayed away while still issuing encyclicals that the urged people to resist the Communists and Nazis. They knew better than to walk into the lion’s mouth because the lion would clamp down on them and kill them.
I do think that now is as good a time as any to pray for the Pope and for the conversion of the President.
Our Lady of the Angels, pray for us!