Diogenes has traced the root of the pro-abortion Catholic politician’s views to a 1964 meeting between Senators Ted and Robert Kennedy and a group of mainly Jesuit theologians in Hyannisport. It was at that meeting that the likes of Fr. Robert Drinan gave their justification for legalizing abortion, and even saying that at times it is obligatory. He also quotes another ex-Jesuit who was present at the meeting, as saying, “What was striking then and remains striking today is the difference between what Catholic theologians say about abortion and what the Catholic hierarchy say on the same subject.” Doesn’t that say it all?
It also reinforces in my mind that it was Drinan in Congress during the 1970s who was among those most responsible for the complete Catholic capitulation on abortion. Pray for him. He’s got a lot to answer for.