The Pro-Lying group has finally changed my mind. They point out that the Church has not defined lying - the Magisterium has not spoken! (Well, the Ordinary Magisterium has, but we don't count that).
And I'm thrilled to note that the Magisterium has not defined many many things!
Not only can we lie, because the Church hasn't dared to say what "lying" is - but ... but think of the possibilities!
As some of my Facebook friends observed ...
Where is Quadragesimo Hooker? I don't see it. Thus, the Church allows me to pick up hookers.
... and ...
You can't really know what a hooker is, and look at the nice things God says about Rahab the Harlot in the Old Testament.
My apologies, readers. I've been wrong all along.
Lie your butts off.
And use hookers. If you can rationalize the one, you can rationalize the other.
And remember - Jesus Christ is in our corner!
The libs have been right all along too. Who can say what "contraception" is? Where does the Church condemn abortion in all circumstances; I mean if you really need an abortion, it's not technically an abortion, is it? Circumstances and desire trump the Law of God - we all know that.
After all, our faith is all about getting what we want when we want it. And I was worried about my sins! Thank God I was so wrong!!!!
... and Mark Shea was wrong, and Scott P. Richert was wrong, and Christopher Tollefsen was wrong, and Dawn Eden was wrong, and St. Thomas Aquinas was wrong, and St. Augustine was wrong, and the Catechism of Trent was wrong, and the Modern Catechism was wrong, and the Bible was wrong, and God was wrong, and ...