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By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, Oct. 25, 2019
BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND – A Catholic priest in Northern Ireland says pro-abortion politicians should not present themselves for Holy Communion because it’s “impossible” for them to be Catholics “in good standing.” His comments come on the heels of pro-abortion politicians boycotting an appearance at the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly that could have stopped Britain from imposing legalizing abortion on Northern Ireland.
Fr Patrick McCafferty, from the Corpus Christi Parish, said it was “a complete and utter contradiction” to promote abortion and still consider oneself a practising Catholic.
Fr McCafferty said it was “impossible” to take Holy Communion while supporting abortion.
“There is no way in which that can be justified or accepted,” he added. “There’s such a thing as automatic excommunication. Promoting abortion is just totally outside the faith.
“You cannot consider yourself a Catholic in good standing. You should have the honesty and integrity to not present yourself for Holy Communion.” ….