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Respond to 'Flawed Moral Reasoning'
DENVER, Colorado, September 8, 2008 - NBC's 'Meet the Press' has inadvertently become the stage for some Catholic politicians to display 'flawed moral reasoning,' according to the bishops of Denver.
In the second statement in two weeks responding to comments made by Catholic politicians on the Sunday morning program, Archbishop Charles Chaput and Auxiliary Bishop James Conley of Denver are telling politicians 'who describe themselves as Catholic,' to begin to 'act accordingly.'
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared first on the program in late August. When asked to comment on when life begins, she said that as a Catholic she had studied the issue for 'a long time' and that 'the doctors of the Church have not been able to make that definition.'
Senator Joseph Biden, Senator Barack Obama's running mate on the Democratic presidential ticket, appeared on the same program last Sunday. The senator 'compounded the problem' with his explanation of when life begins, according to the bishops.
The senator said that although he knows 'when [life] begins for me,' he"