New Martin Sheen Videos on Catholic-Based Obama Support

The Christian pro-Obama PAC The Matthew 25 Network has just posted a new series of video interviews with Martin Sheen about his Catholocism and its influence on his politics and his support for Barack Obama on its web site. Here’s a clip:


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posted October 17, 2008 at 5:59 pm

Must admit it pulls at your heart strings, although it seemingly has nothing to do with the issues (unless one considers holding hands and saying, “let’s get out of this together” an issue.) I guess that’s why they call him ‘The Messiah’ because he’s the embodiement of that compassion, that hope, that level of humanity…
That and the sense that all will be restored to us what was robbed from us with the asassinations of John and Robert Kennedy. Just think of it!!! The Messiah is coming back to right all of the wrongs! If only it were true (and I’m speaking of Obama’s prospective election to President, not the REAL Messiah.)

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posted October 23, 2008 at 10:23 am

May I remind all Catholics that is considered a serious sin to vote for someone who is pro-abortion!!! Period, the end.

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posted October 27, 2008 at 10:47 am

Response to MAK:
Not true.
It was not a papal pronouncement ex-cathedra.
Individual Bishops have made varying pronouncments on the matter, with a substantial portioin stating that although abortion is wrtong, and a sin, ALL ISSUES can be coinsidered in choosing a candidate to support.

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posted October 27, 2008 at 11:03 am

See this website for a discussion of the “voting for a pro-abortion candidate is a sin” refutation.
It provides links to the Bishops’ pronouncement as well as quotes from them.
Of course you do not vote for a candidate without considering his “pro-choice” stance! But to vote for a candidate that will follow other policies that will be, in your opinion, harmful; that will increase the social of rapidly increasing economic and social disparity between the very rich and the majority of working Anericans
is absolutely wrong. ALL issues must be considered.
Your statement is harmful to the democratic process, if all acandidate has to do is say he’s pro-life, and Cathiolics must follow him like sheep, no matter how unjust his policies are in other ways, and no matter how much more capable his opponent might be.

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posted December 3, 2008 at 1:33 am

Please on this issue.Thank you.

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