Biden went on to detail his administration’s efforts intended to improve the status of women, including the launch of ‘a whole-of-government effort to protect reproductive rights.’
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Biden, the second Catholic president, has had unwavering support for abortion rights as president and has refused to say if he supports any restrictions on the procedure.
The United States would be giving ‘more than $1 billion’ in direct assistance to Ukraine, President Biden said, but noted that U.S. troops ‘are not engaged and will not be engaged’ with Russian forces.
The letter cited the Russian military strikes against major Ukrainian cities, the hundreds of civilian deaths, and U.S. officials’ beliefs that Russia plans to 'decapitate the Ukrainian government.'
If the president’s account is accurate, last week’s meeting represented a major setback for the many Catholics who had hoped the Holy Father would challenge Biden’s strong support for abortion.
At the 2012 vice presidential debate against Republican nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., Biden stated plainly that he believed life began at conception.
Catholic Columnist Ross Douthat: ‘Brave New World’ of Embryo Experimentation Could Sharpen Communion Debate
Douthat, in his column, compared the shift in bioethics to the present debate over admitting pro-abortion politicians to Communion.
Archbishop Naumann suggested there is “similar moral gravity” between performing an abortion or assisting someone to get an abortion and some pro-abortion Biden policy, like ending the Hyde Amendment.
The policy, first instituted by President Reagan in 1984, is traditionally rescinded or reinstated by new presidents upon entering office.