A dog is not a person but it is still wrong to cause it unnecessary
pain. All animals are made for the honour and glory of God. Should
we then beat them for no good reason, or let them starve when we can
properly feed them?
I think Archbishop Battisi of Udine is easily misunderstood (Jan
22) and could cause cruel people to remain so, or get worse. He
seems to lack the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi.
The Universe (5/2/89)