Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Matt C. Abbott: "No crow-eating for me; Priest's post-election reflection; Kudos to ICE-PAC!"

Matt C. Abbott column
No crow-eating for me; Priest's post-election reflection; Kudos to ICE-PAC!

Matt C. Abbott
Matt C. Abbott
November 7, 2012

In my August 14, 2012 column, I wrote:
Well, in this case, I wasn't wrong to be pessimistic. Sometimes it hurts to be right.

Among the many Obama opponents (myself included), there will no doubt be much discussion and even finger-pointing as to how "The One" was able to get re-elected. Not that it will be very helpful. After all, what's done is done.

So what's left for us pro-life, pro-family advocates to do at this point? Pray. Witness to the truth. Perform the spiritual and corporal works of mercy. And try to have hope.

That's my brief post-election reflection.

Father Phillip W. De Vous, pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Crescent Springs, Ky., wrote his own post-election reflection that's worth quoting at length:

Read this article here:
From a press release:
Kudos to ICE-PAC!

Matt C. Abbott is a Catholic columnist with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication, Media and Theatre from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, and an Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Management from Triton College in River Grove, Ill. He has worked in the right-to-life movement and is a published writer focused on Catholic and social issues. He can be reached at

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