Sunday, November 2, 2014

Remembering Joe - A Great Reflection on the Greatest Pro-Life Writer

Joe Sobran was the best.  100 years from now when scholars look back trying to figure out what went wrong in America and how so many stood by quietly and allowed the slaughter of millions of innocent unborn children, they will read the works of Joseph Sobran and wonder why more didn't listen to his clear, precise, and unequivocal calls for mercy for our unborn brothers and sisters.  And his writings will be read and re-read and placed right up there with the works of the greats whom Joe loved, Belloc and Chesterton.

The Late, Great Joe Sobran

So we were delighted to read this great tribute to Joe the other day at Chronicles  - Remembering Joe - by Scott P. Richert

For many Catholics of a certain age, Joseph Sobran will forever be remembered as one of the greatest literary defenders of the Catholic Church's teaching on life over the past 40 years. From contraception to abortion, from euthanasia to just-war doctrine, Joe was an eloquent voice in the popular press for the teachings of the Catholic Church, and, in fighting for the truth, he wore himself out a few decades too early, dying at 3 P.M. on Thursday, September 30, 2010, at the age of 64.

 Read the rest here:

Remembering Joe

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