Rocco Palmo has some excellent observations here. Money quote:
Instead of articulating the teaching that transcends secular ideology and avoids the perilous poles of rabid partisanship, we've allowed our message to be defined by a series of 'No's. Consequently, the Catholic contribution has been easily painted not so much as seeds for the life of the world but bullets in a cultural war.
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