Nancy Pelosi was banned from receiving Holy communion due to her stance on abortion by the San Francisco archbishop. This resulted in Pope Francis passing him over for promotion and elevated another bishop.
On Sunday, Francis named Diocese of San Diego Bishop Robert W. McElroy as cardinal. McElroy has been one of the bishops that has spoken out against the calls for bishops to exclude pro-abortion politicians from Communion, Fox News reported.
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In choosing McElroy, Pope Francis passed over San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone for elevation, as Fox reported.
The issues of Communion and pro-abortion politicians has taken on new visibility since President Joe Biden took office.
Biden is only the second Catholic president in U.S. history.
John F. Kennedy was the first. But since his presidency and assassination took place a decade before the 1973 Roe v Wade decision, the issue of abortion did not have the prominence it has now.
Now, the Supreme Court is potentially on the verge of overturning Roe v. Wade and the battle over abortion is fierce. However, Cordileone said his decision concerning Pelosi was not related to the court’s current position, according to Fox.
According to official Catholic doctrine going back to the church’s beginnings, abortion is wrong. Read more here…