One has to admire the level-headedness of the Rev. Andrew Greeley, named by The Nation as "one of America's most prominent Catholic thinkers."

Writer John Nichols quotes the priest as follows:

"I subscribe to the consistent ethic of life that the late Joseph Cardinal Bernardin enunciated some years ago. I believe abortion is wrong. I believe the death penalty is wrong. I believe preemptive war is wrong. I will take seriously the 'pro-life' enthusiasts when they are ready to protest against and denounce the death penalty. I will take them seriously when they also denounce criminally unjust wars."

Reasonable and religious, Greeley serves as an example of how to be both.


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