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Biden Should Not Receive Communion - Message To U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

David Crary of the Associated Press reports that when U.S. Catholic bishops hold their next

national meeting in June, they’ll be deciding whether to send a tougher-than-ever message to President Joe Biden and other Catholic politicians: Don’t receive Communion if you persist in public advocacy of abortion rights.


At issue is a document that will be prepared for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops by its Committee on Doctrine, with the aim of clarifying the church’s stance on an issue that has repeatedly vexed the bishops in recent decades. It’s taken on new urgency now, in the eyes of many bishops, because Biden — only the second Catholic president — is the first to hold that office while espousing clear-cut support for abortion rights.


Such a stance, by a public figure, is “a grave moral evil,” according to Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, who chairs the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities and believes it’s necessary to publicly rebuke Biden on the issue.


“Because President Biden is Catholic, it presents a unique problem for us,” Naumann told The Associated Press. “It can create confusion. ... How can he say he’s a devout Catholic and he’s doing these things that are contrary to the church’s teaching?”


The document, if approved, would make clear the USCCB’s view that Biden and other Catholic public figures with similar viewpoints should not present themselves for Communion, Naumann said.


In accordance with existing USCCB policy, it would still leave decisions on withholding Communion up to individual bishops. In Biden’s case, the top prelates of the jurisdictions where he frequently worships — Bishop W. Francis Malooly of Wilmington, Delaware, and Cardinal Wilton Gregory of Washington, D.C. — have made clear that Biden is welcome to receive Communion at churches they oversee, reported Mr. Crary.


As we see it, Bishop Malooly and Cardinal Gregory are part of the most serious problem the Church is facing today – the erosion of fundamental elements of church doctrine from within.


Where was Cardinal Gregory’s outrage when a government led by two allegedly a practicing Catholics, President Joe Biden and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, repealed the Hyde Amendment, thereby causing every Catholic to fund abortions.


Where was Cardinal Gregory’s outrage when Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi reaffirmed the Democratic Party’s commitment to a woman’s right to kill a child through unlimited abortion right up to the moment of birth?


More importantly, where was Cardinal Gregory’s appreciation or recognition of the Trump administration’s fidelity to Catholic teaching and Christian values when the Trump Department of Justice Civil Rights Division under Attorney General William Barr and Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband went before a federal appeals court to argue that the unborn have civil rights worthy of protection?


Today, the Catholic Church struggles to find a place of relevance in the lives of parishioners and potential converts precisely because many of its leaders, such as Cardinal Gregory, have abandoned all pretense of preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the Church’s Catechism in favor of preaching a form of Far Left politics divorced from the Gospel and virtually indistinguishable from that advocated by the Church’s socialist oppressors.


It is clear to us that prelates, such as Cardinal Gregory and Bishop Malooly, have abandoned holding Catholics who attain high political office to the same standards to which they would hold parishioners in any church in their Diocese. In this they have become like the Democrat politicians whom they worship – administrators of a corrupt two-tiered system of justice – one that demands penance by the little people while ignoring, and even facilitating, the sins of the politicians.


We urge all our Catholic friends who seek to direct the Church and its leaders, such as Cardinal Gregory, away from the error of the Leftist politics of a “Gospel of revolution” back to right path of doing the work of Christ’s Great Commission to call Cardinal Gregory at 301-853-4500 and the US Conference of Catholic Bishops at 202-541-3000 to demand that they send a tougher-than-ever message to President Joe Biden, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Catholic politicians: Don’t receive Communion if you persist in public advocacy of abortion rights.


You may also email the USCCB through this link or mail the Bishops at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 3211 Fourth Street NE, Washington DC 20017. You may mail Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory at PO Box 29260, Washington, DC 20017-0260 or email the archbishopric’s secretariat of communications at communications@adw.org.


  • Joe Biden

  • Communion

  • Joe Biden abortion position

  • same-sex marriage

  • social issues

  • U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

  • religious freedom

  • Catholic politicians

  • Committee on Doctrine

  • Great moral evil

  • Joseph Naumann

  • Committee on Pro-Life Activities

  • Bishop W. Francis Malooly

  • Cardinal Wilton Gregory

  • Hyde Amendment repeal

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The only church that is preaching the word of God is EWTN. Check

out their daily mass and prayers. It is self supporting getting

their support from true catholics

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But we need religious leaders of other Christian faiths to also stand up against Biden and the abortion-supporting Democrats including the vile and evil Planned Parenthood. Abortion (a.k.a. infanticide) should be viewed as a sin by members of any religion, even non-Christian faiths.

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Carol Wendling
Carol Wendling
May 01, 2021

The only reason why the bishops back Biden is because he won’t come after thprotect t pedophile clergy

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Unknown member
May 02, 2021
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Has the GOP done anything about Matt Gaetz yet?

It was the FL GOP (Alex Acosta and others) who gave Jeffrey Epstein the sweetheart plea deal the first time he was arrested in 2008.

Most recently: https://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article250638959.html

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Because replies on this site tend to be hidden, let me reiterate my response to Gregory Lane. The first amendment prevents the government from establishing an official church. It does not prevent churches from participating in government. It was intended to be a one way street to limit what government could or could not do. To interpret what Jefferson wrote about a "wall of separation" as meaning anything different is simply disingenuous.

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Excellent post, sir. And, yes, not seeing responses on this website is very frustrating.

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This website is not showing me your responses, Jay R. I am not ignoring you.

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Jay Robison
Jay Robison
May 01, 2021
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If you can see this response directly to you... I don't know why that would be the case.

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It would be good to see religious leaders--finally--standing up to these infanticide-loving Democrats. Roe v. Wade has destroyed the moral fibe of this country for almost five decades. Enough is enough.

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Unknown member
May 02, 2021
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So true, guns do not kill people. And by that reasoning, we should legalize meth, crack, and heroin, because they harmless, it's only people snorting and injecting that makes them dangerous.


And certainly the US leading the world in gun deaths has nothing to do with the prevalence of guns in the US. To say otherwise is just libtard b.s..

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