COMMENTARY: The ‘statement of principles’ the Misguided 60 have written only goes to prove that they’re not only on the wrong side of the Catholic faith — they’re on the wrong side of history.
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Following the sometimes-contentious debate at their spring assembly, bishops have stepped forward to stress they are committed to continuing their dialogue and are moving forward in full unity with the Vatican.
Here are the members of Congress who signed last week’s pro-abortion letter and the Catholic schools and colleges they attended, if any.
Poll: Regular Mass Attendees Say Politicians Who Oppose Church Teaching on Grave Matters ‘Create Confusion’
Brian Burch, president of CatholicVote, said in a statement on Tuesday that “Catholic politicians who advocate for policies considered ‘gravely immoral’ create confusion and discord among believers.”
Archbishop Cordileone Responds to Pelosi, Hoping for Dialogue on ‘Most Serious Matter’ of Her Abortion Support
Archbishop Cordileone emphasized that legal abortion in the United States has resulted in 66 million babies “murdered in their mothers’ wombs.”
The Vatican’s statement, from Cardinal Luis Ladaria, exhorted the bishops to “serene” dialogue among themselves, to ensure that they “agree as a Conference that support of pro-choice legislation is not compatible with Catholic teaching.”
COMMENTARY: While there is some room for interpretation, it is important that the actual teaching of the Church and the current discipline be accurately laid out.
Sources have told the Register that the two cardinals met with Cardinal Luis Ladaria shortly before the CDF sent a letter to the US bishops on pro-abortion politicians receiving the Eucharist.
Canon 915 of the Code of Canon Law states that those “obstinately persevering in manifest grave sin are not to be admitted to holy communion.”