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To provide greater insight into the matter, the Register reached out for comment during the recent USCCB fall assembly.
By Lauretta Brown, EWTN News, 12/3/19
The question about how to approach the denial of Communion for pro-abortion politicians re-emerged recently when 2020 presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden was denied Communion by Father Robert Morey, pastor of St. Anthony Catholic Church in the Diocese of Charleston, South Carolina, over his public advocacy for abortion.
To provide greater insight into the matter, the Register reached out for comment to a number of bishops during the recent fall assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore.
Father Morey’s denial was in accordance with a 2004 diocesan policy stating that “Catholics serving in public life espousing positions contrary to the teaching of the Church on the sanctity and inviolability of human life, especially those running for or elected to public office, are not to be admitted to Holy Communion in any Catholic church within our jurisdictions: the Archdiocese of Atlanta, the Dioceses of Charleston and Charlotte.”
However, Biden’s home diocese of Wilmington, Delaware, issued a statement saying that Bishop Francis Malooly “has consistently refrained from politicizing the Eucharist, and will continue to do so.” ….