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By Auguste Meyrat, Crisis Magazine, May 27, 2022

Auguste Meyrat is an English teacher and department chair in north Texas. He has a BA in Arts and Humanities from University of Texas at Dallas and an MA in Humanities from the University of Dallas.

 

A year after issuing a pastoral letter that argues against offering Communion to pro-abortion politicians, Archbishop Cordileone finally pulled the trigger and banned House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from receiving the sacrament. Soon after, many bishops expressed their support for Cordileone, indicating that there may be more such bans for pro-abortion Catholics, including, perhaps, even President Biden.

Naturally, there has been great outcry and shock at the archbishop’s announcement. Somehow, the Church and the world have progressed to a point where it’s unexpected for a bishop to condemn what is an obvious evil. …

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