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By Rodney Pelletier, Church Militant, February 6, 2020
To learn more about the bishops’ Democratic bent, watch The Download: The Faithful Vote.
In 2007 the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued the first edition of its document, “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship.”
It’s been updated a few times since, with the latest additions being added after the USCCB fall meeting in 2019. A paragraph was added in the preface, saying:
The threat of abortion remains our pre-eminent priority because it directly attacks life itself, because it takes place within the sanctuary of the family and because of the number of lives destroyed. At the same time, we cannot dismiss or ignore other serious threats to human life and dignity such as racism, the environmental crisis, poverty and the death penalty.
Some bishops, however, took issue with the use of the term “pre-eminent” — namely, San Diego Bp. Robert McElroy, Chicago’s archbishop Cdl. Blase Cupich, and Lexington, Kentucky Bp. John Stowe.
They objected to the paragraph, claiming it goes against the “Magisterium of Pope Francis” in his 2018 apostolic exhortation Gaudete et Exsultate. ….