The Bishop and the Speaker
Nancy Pelosi is banned from communion by Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.
Last year, while Catholic bishops were discussing how to handle pro-abortion politicians, Pope Francis is reported to have said that bishops should be pastoral and work toward a change of their heart, but he added that such people “cannot take communion, because they are out of the community.”
I’m not sure that he wanted a high-profile case to be made. But on Friday, he got one. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco announced that he was barring House Speaker Nancy...