If you’re Roman Catholic in the United States the assumption is that you’re pro-life which in political parlance means your anti-abortion. It’s a great wedge issue exploited by Republicans. In previous years some bishops have gone so far as to insist on denying communion to candidates like John Kerry and Democrats who are pro-choice. The recent conference call cited in this article that appeared on National Catholic Reporter’s website is one more instance of this insanity. The gospels calls us to protect the poor, the marginalized, the disenfranchised. Cardinal Dolan is turning a blind eye to that and instead kissing up to policies that are counter to Catholic Social Teaching. I think the church as we know it is done. No communion for anyone due to quarantine and lock down. The only gift the church has left is its prophetic voice and Dolan just pissed on that.
“The ongoing collusion between certain U.S. bishops and President Donald Trump hit its nadir point this weekend. Or at least we have to pray it did.”
Crux’s Christopher White obtained a recording of a …
— Read on www.ncronline.org/news/opinion/grace-margins/call-president-trump-cardinal-dolan-reveals-his-true-colors
One Reply to “True Colors”
A punitive religion and a charismatic Cardinal who is less shepherd than betrayer of his flock who need the very things he would deny them. It is always about power; never Christian principles.
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