By Auguste Meyrat, Crisis Magazine - Bsp. McElroy of San Diego criticized the idea of making abortion a “litmus test” for Catholic politicians... Clearly, the bishop was thinking of many Catholic Democrat politicians, notably the new president, who are fully pro-abortion at all times and at the taxpayers’ expense... McElroy (argues), they do ostensibly support measures to help immigrants, save the environment, and lower the punishment for criminals. Apparently, a little thing like the collective murdering of the most vulnerable members of society should not overshadow a politician’s progressive views in these other areas.
By Micaiah Bilger, LifeNews - Pres. Joe Biden continued to preach about “unity” and “healing” on Valentine’s Day while quietly forcing Americans to fund abortion groups against their will... After calling for unity in his inaugural address, Biden quickly “began to divide the nation with the flick of his pen, signing a flurry of executive orders that pitted Americans against each other,” Cleveland wrote.
CNA - The Archbishop of Washington thought the U.S. bishops’ statement for President Biden’s inauguration “ill-timed,” according to NBC’s “Today” co-host Al Roker on Monday... NBC’s “Today,” Roker noted “areas of disagreement” between the Catholic Church and the new Biden administration, including on the issue of abortion... “Cardinal Gregory told me he felt the statement was quote ‘ill-timed,’ and reiterated that the Church and the President agree on many other things,” Roker said, emphasizing Cardinal Gregory’s message of “dialogue” with the new administration.
By Raymond Wolfe, LifeSiteNews - America, a magazine published by the Jesuits of the United States, encouraged Catholics to ignore Mass obligations in an article on Friday, implying that “conscience” could overrule bishops’ directives... The article, titled, “Explainer: Your bishop said it’s time to come back to church. Is it a sin if you don’t go?,” came days after the Archdiocese of Detroit announced the end of a Mass dispensation enacted in light of COVID-19 almost a year ago. ...