I have explained to priests before my belief they will have to explain to Jesus why they lost souls given to them for their care. Not just priests, we too as Catholics will have to explain why we did not defend Jesus and His teachings.
A/B Chaput explaining his book “Render Unto Caesar” dismisses Kmiec’s spin.
Archbishop Chaput lamented that for 35 years he's watched the pro-abortion lobby fight tooth-and-nail against the pro-life movement: "Apparently they believe in their convictions more than some of us Catholics believe in ours. And I think that’s an indictment of an entire generation of American Catholic leadership."
He added: "So I think that people who claim that the abortion struggle is 'lost' as a matter of law, or that supporting an outspoken defender of legal abortion is somehow 'pro-life,' are not just wrong; they’re betraying the witness of every person who continues the work of defending the unborn child.
"And I hope they know how to explain that, because someday they’ll be required to."