Detroit’s abortion rate is nearly 40 percent. Is it any wonder that nobody lives there anymore?

The staggering nature of Detroit’s abortion rate is mirrored in the city’s infant mortality rate. In 2010, data from the National Center for Health Statistics showed Detroit’s infant mortality rate to be 13.5 deaths per 1,000 live births—the number 1 worst rate in the United States, a ranking it shares with Cleveland, parts of which have an infant mortality rate that exceeds that of some third-world countries.

Even if abortion and infant mortality did not cause Detroit’s collapse, I don’t know how the events cannot be correlated. Living by principles that destroy life is simply and obviously unsustainable. Infant mortality and abortion alike claim the lives of innocent human beings—human beings who, had they lived, perhaps could have saved Detroit.

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Pope Francis privately acknowledges existence of sinister “Lavender Mafia” within the Catholic Church

Pope Francis reportedly confirmed the existence of a “gay lobby” within the Roman Curia, in a candid conversation with visiting religious from Latin America.

During a meeting with representatives of the Latin American and Caribbean Confederation of Religious (CLAR), the Pope spoke frankly about the need for reform in the Church and particularly in the Vatican bureaucracy. A report on the Pope’s remarks, furnished by one of the CLAR representatives who spoke with the Pontiff, has appeared on a Chilean web site, Reflexion y Liberacion.

The Pope’s remarks, according to the CLAR correspondent, included an admission that “there is also a current of corruption” within the Roman Curia. “There is talk about a ‘gay lobby,’ and it’s true, that exists,” the Pope continued.

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How the Supreme Court Gave Us Gosnell

Because the Justices foolishly believed that abortion had few risks, and that abortion providers should have complete discretion to decide how to perform abortions in the first trimester, the Justices said that state and local officials could not regulate them in the first trimester. The Justices prohibited state health and safety regulations for abortion clinics in the first trimester of pregnancy when 90 percent of abortions are performed.

In the years following Roe, the Court reinforced its prior ruling and rejected appeals from public health officials who wanted to enforce health and safety regulations for clinics in Illinois, Indiana, and Florida.

The Supreme Court then empowered the federal courts and abortion industry lawyers to thwart every effort by state legislators and public health officials to monitor health and safety conditions at facilities performing abortions. Back-alley abortionists could challenge any regulation as an “unconstitutional burden” to a “woman’s right to choose” abortion.

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Pope (perhaps unwittingly) defines the main reason for the failures of the compromised post-Vatican II Church

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“Hypocrisy is the very language of corruption. And when Jesus speaks to his disciples, he says: ‘let your language be,’ Yes, yes! No, no ‘. Hypocrisy is not a language of truth, because the truth is never given alone. Never! It is always given with love! There is no truth without love. Love is the first truth. If there is no love, there is no truth. They want a truth enslaved to their interests. There is a love, of sorts: it is love of self, love for oneself. That narcissist idolatry that leads them to betray others, that leads them to abuse of trust. “

Pope Francis continued, what looks like a “persuasive language,” instead leads to “errors, to lies.” Then with a hint of irony, he noted that those who now approached Jesus and “seem so amiable in their language, are the same people who will go to fetch him on Thursday evening in the Garden of Olives, and will bring him to Pilate on Friday.” Instead, Jesus asks exactly the opposite of those who follow him, a language of “yes is yes, no is no,” a “language of truth and love”

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Cardinal Kasper admits many Vatican II documents were “compromised”

Editor’s note: Fifty years of bad catechesis, corruption and abuse – simply because the leaders of the Catholic Church couldn’t keep from playing politics with God’s honest truth.

…the more the culture tried to paint the Catholic Church as full of sinful people, the more convinced I became of its truth.

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I didn’t believe that ordinary people could come up with a set of teachings that contained unparalleled wisdom; maintain them consistently across all times and places, even despite tremendous pressure to recant; and then keep it all going for two thousand years. And even if the media had been right that the priesthood and episcopate were full of corrupt and immoral people, that would have only made the situation more inexplicable in purely human terms—corrupt and immoral people are always the first to sell out and preach whatever message the culture wants to hear in order to get more power for themselves.

In short, I saw something divine at work here.

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Another chilling fact about the power of the corrupt IRS

“These folks are also the enforcement arm for the president’s healthcare law. If they’ll lie about whether or not they’re just watching American citizens, how much further will they’ll take it, when they have the kind of power that the president’s healthcare act puts into their hands?”

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IRS agent tells pro-life ministry they need to be pro-abortion to obtain government approval.

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“Our goal is to assist churches, organize and support a life ministry in defense of life and help function as an outreach to people struggling with unwanted pregnancies in the local community,” the site states.

Education materials are offered.

But Shinn said the IRS contacted him regarding his application for nonprofit status, and was told he didn’t qualify.

“The representative was telling me I had to provide information on all aspects of abortion, I couldn’t just educate the church from the pro-life perspective,” he said.

“Every time I pressed her on this issue and asked her to clarify her position, she would state that it wasn’t what she was saying, and then, she would repeat it almost the same way.”

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