In case you have been living under a rock, in the last 48 hours a “perfect storm” has begun to brew in the United States over pro-abortion politicians who are publicly known to be practicing (if not actually “faithful”) Catholics. And, as with our “test case” here in Oz, the bishops are the ones caught in the centre (since responsibility for the administration of the eucharist in their dioceses ultimately falls upon them).
Here are the links. Read them for yourself.
whispersintheloggia “Hail Columbia… Hello controversy
John Allen: “With Biden Pick, America’s Bishops face a familiar headache
Perlosi interview transcript from “Meet the Press” (go down the page or search for “abortion” and you will find the relevant section)
whispersintheloggia “Egan: Pelosi positions utterly incredible”
Sandrao Magister at chiesa.come ” Obama’s pick for Vice President is Catholic. But the Bishops Deny him Communion (well, some anyway – Magister includes the interview with Raymond Burke, now Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura)