Fr. Jerry Pokorsky: A Little Catechism on Politics and So-Called Catholic Pro-Abortion Politicians

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Fr. Jerry Pokorsky, Catholic Culture,  Oct 30, 2021

Fr. Jerry Pokorsky is a priest of the Diocese of Arlington who has also served as a financial administrator in the Diocese of Lincoln. Trained in business and accounting, he also holds a Master of Divinity and a Master’s in moral theology. ..

1) What does the Church teach on the morality of abortion? 
The Second Vatican Council reinforces the gravity of the sin: “…from the moment of its conception life must be guarded with the greatest care while abortion and infanticide are unspeakable crimes. “ (GS 51)

2) What does Canon Law say about public officials who promote abortion (or who are “pro-choice”)? “Those who have been excommunicated or interdicted after the imposition or declaration of the penalty and others obstinately persevering in manifest grave sin are not to be admitted to Holy Communion.” (Canon 915 of the Code of Canon Law) …