Maybe House Speaker Nancy Pelosi needs to go back to Catholic school and brush up on the basics of her beliefs. She calls herself a “devout” Catholic, but she just insisted that restricting abortion is “sinful.” Not only that, but it is an “assault on women of color.”
Wow. I wonder if she would say that in front of the pope?
She did say these crazy statements at a reproductive health roundtable discussion. She maintained that it was wrong to take away the “right” of a woman’s choice to receive an abortion.
Then she cut loose, “But one word that pervaded through all of the discussion was the word ‘justice.’ The fact that this is such an assault on women of color and women — lower income families — is just sinful,” Pelosi told the crowd.
“It’s sinful. It’s wrong that they would be able to say to women what they think women should be doing with their lives and their bodies. But it’s sinful, the injustice of it all,” the House Speaker continued.
Pelosi is the one who references her commitment to the Catholic Church. But even her own home Archbishop refused to allow Pelosi to receive the sacrament in his archdiocese because she supported abortion.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone said that Pelosi would have to renounce her support for abortion or at least stop speaking publicly about her Catholic faith. But she will do neither.
“A Catholic legislator who supports procured abortion, after knowing the teaching of the Church, commits a manifestly grave sin which is a cause of most serious scandal to others. Therefore, universal Church law provides that such persons ‘are not to be admitted to Holy Communion,” the Archbishop wrote in a letter to Pelosi.
“Unfortunately, Speaker Pelosi’s position on abortion has become only more extreme over the years, especially in the last few months,” the letter continued.
Where are the nuns with the rulers when you need them?