Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Catholic Priest to Pro-Abortion Tim Kaine: “Do Us a Favor, Don’t Show Up in My Communion Line”

By Steven Ertelt
Life News

After a Catholic bishop admonished the pro-abortion Democrat Time Kaine saying that he can’t reconcile his Catholic faith with abortion, another Catholic leader is taking Hillary Clinton’s new running mate to task.

Now, Washington, DC-based Fr. Thomas Petri has sent out a series of tweets addressing the Catholic candidate’s pro-abortion views — with one saying Kaine should not present himself for communion in his church. The tweets appear below:

Senator @timkaine: Do us both a favor. Don't show up in my communion line. I take Canon 915 seriously. It'd be embarrassing for you & for me
.@timkaine -- Self-identified Catholics are not a "thing" in the Catholism. If you don't believe our central tenets, you're not Catholic.
.@timkaine is identified as Catholic. But he thinks abortion is fine & women should be priests. He's either poorly catechized or a dissenter

The Virginia politician is on record as trying to have it both ways — saying he is both a “traditional Catholic” and a strong supporter of abortion. Kaine has a pro-abortion record and the potential Clinton running mate is not fooling anyone. As LifeNews previously reported, Kaine said he is a “strong supporter of Roe v. Wade” despite supposedly being a “traditional Catholic.”

“I have a traditional Catholic personal position, but I am very strongly supportive that women should make these decisions and government shouldn’t intrude,” Kaine said. “I’m a strong supporter of Roe v. Wade and women being able to make these decisions. In government, we have enough things to worry about. We don’t need to make people’s reproductive decisions for them.”
That wasn’t the first time Kaine has attempted to moderate his pro-abortion viewpoint. In an interview with Meet the Press, Tim Kaine, who may be chosen as the pro-abortion candidate’s VP, tried to mask his radical abortion views.

Leading pro-life groups know Kaine is pro-abortion.

“Like Hillary Clinton, Sen. Tim Kaine supports the current policy of abortion on demand,” said Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life. “Like Hillary Clinton, Sen. Kaine is so extreme on abortion he opposes even the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, legislation to protect unborn children from abortion after 20 weeks, when they are capable of feeling excruciating pain during dismemberment or other late abortion methods.”
As a U.S. senator, Kaine has voted against the pro-life position every chance he got. Sen. Kaine voted to allow government funding of abortion providers, and he voted against legislation to require an abortionist to notify at least one parent before performing an abortion on a minor girl from another state.

1 comment:

  1. thank you Fr. Thomas Petri for standing up for our Catholic/Christ teachings and sacred beliefs. In today's confused political correctness infested social life, you are light in darkness. We are tired of these politicians and celebrities who are invoking "Catholic" while supporting evil. May God bless you and keep it up. On this issue and more US Conference of Catholic Bishops needs to set up to the plate and play their leading role in confronting these fake Political/Celebrities who claim Catholic but are supporting everything Jesus our lord said to avoid.