The Washington Post reports:
Catholic bishops Friday voted to create guidelines on the meaning of communion, a move that could be an early step towards limiting the serving of the eucharist to President Biden and other politicians who support abortion rights.
The vote came after a 3 ½ hour emotional discussion Thursday at the annual spring meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Multiple bishops clashed over how, or if, they should single out the church’s teaching on abortion.
The vote on whether to create a draft document about the meaning of the Eucharist, the bread-and-wine rite at the heart of Communion, needed a simple majority. The measure passed 168-55 with 6 abstentions.
Read the full article. As I’ve previously reported, the move against Biden in being led, in part, by Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, the so-called father of California’s Proposition 8.
Wild. As if the Catholic Church needs to do more to push people away. The move is “an early step towards limiting the serving of the eucharist to President Biden and other politicians who support abortion rights.” https://t.co/tmX6SIGld3
— Erica Palan (@errrica) June 18, 2021