From the September/October, 2010 issue of Touchstone
abortion Miscommunicants by Kenneth D. Whitehead


Setting the Record Straight on Episcopal Duties Regarding Pro-Abortion Politicians

by Kenneth D. Whitehead

The seemingly never-resolved question of whether Catholic bishops should deny the sacrament of the Eucharist to pro-abortion Catholic politicians got another lease on life late last year. In December 2009 it was revealed that Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island, had written to Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy (D–RI) telling him that he should no longer present himself for Holy Communion because of his public support for abortion as a legislator.

Joseph A. Califano, Jr., who had been Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) under President Jimmy Carter and . . .

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