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Valentine’s Day: Desecrating the sacred VIEWPOINTS Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz 02/15/2011

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Valentine’s Day: Desecrating the sacred

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Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz
02/15/2011
Instead of celebrating it as something noble and sacred; instead of fomenting the exalted intention and exalting spirit that launched the “Day,” it is sad to know that there are certain individuals and organized groups apparently bent on making it but carnal in nature and egoistic in context. And this is exactly the case of associating Valentine’s Day with condoms — whether they are given away free or sold at half their price. Thus it is that the “Day” becomes associated with but sex, contraception and motels.

The objective reality is exactly the opposite: Valentine’s Day is the affirmation of human love, the distinction of the affection reigning between a man and a woman. And rightly so. Even those people, who are avidly pro-contraception and/or pro-abortion, precisely came to life because of the consummate conjugal love between their fathers and mothers. In fact, anyone who is anti-life can only be such because of the life they already have through their parents..... MORE

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