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.”
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USCCB president Archbishop José Gomez’s statement that abortion is “not only a private matter” stands in contrast to the argument of President Biden and other pro-abortion Catholic politicians that they are “personally pro-life” but cannot make the decision for others.
COMMENTARY: What are the U.S. bishops to do about a Catholic in the White House who is aggressively pursuing policies contrary to the settled teaching of the Catholic Church?
Biden would be the second Catholic president in U.S. history, but has faced criticism from U.S. bishops for a policy agenda that includes expanded legal protection and federal funding for abortion.
The prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith tells the Register that the Catholic Church must not only demand freedom of religion, she must also take up the task of demanding and promoting that politics be given a moral basis.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Biden’s presumptive nomination echoes the intense controversy that erupted in 2004 when John Kerry, another Catholic supporter of legal abortion, was the Democratic presidential nominee.