“Mount St. Mary’s University, a Catholic institution in Maryland, has announced that it has selected a noted pro-contraception, pro-abortion former politician as its 2019 commencement speaker.
The administration’s choice, Mark Shriver, is senior vice president of U.S. programs and advocacy at Save the Children and CEO of Save the Children Action Network.
Save the Children supports “clinic and community based strategies to increase access to contraception for unmarried as well as married girls and boys,” according to one of its online documents. The organization also works with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which promotes educational programs on human sexuality that stand in direct opposition to Catholic moral teaching.
From 1995 to 2003, Shriver was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates who received a 100% rating from NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland…
“The Mount has traditionally valued its Catholic identity and prided themselves that their seminary has been called… the cradle of bishops…’ said Parshall. “The action of honoring Mark Shriver is a direct affront to that cradle, our children’s cradles, that Catholic identity, and the Servants of God who have walked in its grounds.”