House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with the Holy Father today for 15 minutes here in Rome and the Holy Father, first a pastor and shepherd, spoke to her for the need for just laws protecting life. Praised be God. From the Vatican Information Service:
A JUST SYSTEM OF LAWS CAPABLE OF PROTECTING HUMAN LIFE
VATICAN CITY, 18 FEB 2009 (VIS) - The Holy See Press Office released the following communique at midday today:
"Following the general audience the Holy Father briefly greeted Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, together with her entourage.
"His Holiness took the opportunity to speak of the requirements of the natural moral law and the Church's consistent teaching on the dignity of human life from conception to natural death which enjoin all Catholics, and especially legislators, jurists and those responsible for the common good of society, to work in co-operation with all men and women of good will in creating a just system of laws capable of protecting human life at all stages of its development"