Comic Relief

Nothing about heresy today, just prose-style.

  1. Remove all instances of the word ‘concrete’. For example, ‘a concrete possibility’ is a possibility. Again, ‘concrete words’ are words.
  2. Change all instances of the word ‘eventual’ into the word ‘possible’.
  3. Change all instances of the word ‘dramatic’ and ‘drama’ into ‘tragic’ and ‘tragedy’.
  4. Change the phrase ‘the logic of X’ into X. For example, ‘the logic of the gospel requires us to forgive’ means ‘the gospel requires us to forgive’.
  5. Lament the days of Leo XIII.

John Smeaton has a good post naming the organisations who receive money from Comic Relief, in the context of a misleading letter from Comic Relief to the Catholic Education Service.  The list includes the International Planned Parenthood Fund, Brook and Womankind.

 Formal cooperation in an abortion constitutes a grave offense. The Church attaches the canonical penalty of excommunication to this crime against human life. CCC 2272