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Catholic bishops split over abortion, gay marriage in Biden presidency

Added 11-25-20 10:03:01pm EST - “Catholic bishops appear divided over forming a working group to address the imminent administration of presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden, who would be the nation's second Catholic chief executive.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Catholic bishops split over abortion, gay marriage in Biden presidency”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Catholic bishops appear divided over forming a working group to address the imminent administration of presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden, who would be the nation’s second Catholic chief executive.

On one side is Bishop Joseph Strickland of Tyler, Texas, who took to Twitter last week to say Mr. Biden should repent for his support of abortion and same-sex marriage.

“As a bishop I beg Mr Biden to repent of his dissent from Catholic teaching on abortion & marriage,” Bishop Strickland tweeted. “He aspires to the highest office in our land & must be guided by the truth.”

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Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory told a Vatican journalist on Tuesday that he would not deny Mr. Biden communion, as some have called for, over the former vice president’s stances on abortion.

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