US Catholic Bishops to Debate Giving Communion to Pro-Choice Politicians
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops this week are expected to discuss if pro-choice Catholic politicians should be able to receive Holy Communion.
The topic has received renewed attention in the past year because President Joe Biden, the second Roman Catholic to hold that office, attends Mass regularly and receives Holy Communion.
The Vatican has warned the bishops not to deny communion to politicians supportive of abortion rights, according to The New York Times.
In 2004, the bishops published a statement that said local bishops could decide whether to deny Holy...