Fr. Gerald E. Murray: Defending Life is Not “Imposing” Religion

Joe Biden Says He’s Catholic, But He’d Force Christians to Fund Abortions
October 17, 2020
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Fr. Gerald E. Murray, The Catholic Thing, Oct. 17, 2020

The Rev. Gerald E. Murray, J.C.D. is a canon lawyer and the pastor of Holy Family Church in New York City.

Fr. Gerald E. MurrayMario Cuomo: The Myth and the Man by George Marlin is an important contribution to our better comprehension of a shameful fact in American political life: a significant percentage of the politicians who are the fiercest proponents of the continuing legalization of abortion on demand are baptized, even Mass-going Catholics, who often make a point of reminding voters of how important religion is in their lives.

Marlin recently drew the thread leading from Mario Cuomo to Joe Biden in these pages. Biden and Cuomo share the same self-imposed dilemma: how to reconcile their profession of faith in the truth of Catholicism and their desire to get elected to high office as candidates of the militantly pro-abortion Democratic Party?  …