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Cardinal Gerhard Müller on EWTN, Sept. 10, 2020.EWTN / Youtube

Cardinal Gerhard Müller made the comment when asked on EWTN about whether US Catholics could morally vote for pro-abortion Catholic politician Joe Biden

By Anthony Murdoch, LifeSiteNews, Sept. 15, 2020

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September 15, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Cardinal Gerhard Müller, the former Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, told EWTN’s Raymond Arroyo that it is “better to vote for a good Protestant than for a bad Catholic.”

“I think as we are citizens in a pluralistic state with religious freedom. And, I don’t support a candidate in Germany because he is Catholic but because he has the right understanding of life and the basics for human rights,” Müller told Arroyo in a September 10th interview on the EWTN show The World Over.

“And it’s better to vote for a good Protestant than for a bad Catholic. We must judge according to what they are doing and not only [according] to their words. That is biblical criteria. Look to the fruits.”

Müller made the response about voting for a “good Protestant” over a “bad Catholic” after a question from Arroyo regarding the group called “Catholics for Biden,” and whether or not a Catholic could vote for a pro-abortion politician.

The recently launched group “Catholics for Biden” claims that one can be a Catholic and vote for Biden. Pro-life priest Fr. Michael Orsi  told LifeSiteNews in early September, however, that the “whole idea of Catholics for Biden is a scam.”  …