Too many Commandments?
Father Jonathan Morris weighs in
- Duration 4:28
- Date May 13, 2012
Father Jonathan Morris weighs in
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Back everybody there's a new push from a judge to scale back the ten commandments just like in this movie.
History of the world part one.
Yeah it oh yeah -- hey Bob.
So -- it doesn't -- general.
You're gonna judge you based -- -- -- have -- -- And Genentech and alt -- pay.
-- -- Morning but there really is a story about compromising on the amendments -- Joining us now is Fox News religion correspondent Andrea Jonathan Morris a great degree Greg Oden and I think that I never knew that that -- -- -- That was the history behind it and -- I didn't.
To Mel Brooks -- tell you get your history and a thanks to pass from students are -- -- so I was in years lot of stuff happens on.
So let's talk about this is judge says you know what in order to fix it does have six and you know we're gonna do we're gonna remove the ones were -- -- -- lead with this so that we can put these on display -- the problem in the command.
Father did you notice right his suggestion was -- relationship to a court battle about whether or not the ten commandments could be displayed.
In a public school and so we said hey why don't -- just fix the problem will get the ones that are specifically religious -- and leave the other sex there's a phrase.
-- and I'm I don't think you guys know this but.
But -- and pastors and things that bad theology is -- hard taskmaster.
How -- blank books now you don't know that -- you know what that I did you have a bad concept of god.
Then you're gonna need guilt about things you shouldn't be guilty about it's that are at center right.
Well a bad philosophy of constitutional.
Is a very hard task -- you come up with stupid ideas or suggestions.
You know even from a purely historical.
You don't suggest that he gets edited.
So that kids can see something that simply is not what it proposes to -- there's no such thing as a plus six commandments that is a bad suggestion.
But let me say.
That happens when you get this political correctness gone awry and what you think any public expression religion is bad for the country.
Here's of the ACLU has to say about it they say that when the government promotes one -- -- -- is through the ten commandments or other religious documents it automatically diminishes.
All other -- you -- other point that -- putting up the ten commandments out there that you make Christians Beatles left.
Yeah that's right you know and and they do have a point to a certain to a certain degree the courts have always said.
If you're going to display a religious.
Symbol whether you crash -- the ten commandments and sent around.
You should also have religious symbols.
That represent other portions of the population.
And I think that is a pretty decent fair.
Suggestion or proposal but you don't -- them.
I don't think this is going to be.
Let's buy it when therefore -- edit this out okay that's bad.
That is bad it's not good judging one does it diminish I'm always curious about that because.
This idea that your faith -- somehow given -- -- because of some other faith how is how are other faiths diminish mobile TV series that's a great question Clinton and what we don't want the government or governmental institutions doing is establishing one religion over another saying.
This is the religion that will be practiced or promote it or respected.
And others will not be we don't want the government to do that.
We Nikki happy now hey listen majority of people are Christians -- that the government promote christianity no we don't want that.
We want the government allowing us to practice to have the free exercise of religion and not to establish one over the other.
That Father Jonathan Morris good message.
And I guess you're preaching to the moms today one of the highest -- days I -- I never preach to my mom now.
And -- I want if you want to say hi pat apps ridiculous amount I'd love you so much and I am so grateful for not only life that you've given me.
But given me the gift.
Being raised in a beautiful family together with that -- you're a great job great job with this the first time he's ever said it don't believe it but this.
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