[Ed. – Unfortunately for the Times, selling your soul in exchange for living out a lifelong fantasy is not a Christian ritual.]
Catholic bishops in America voted to draft guidance regarding the Church’s sacrament of the Eucharist, guidance which would deny Holy Communion to public figures (including President Biden, a Catholic) who support abortion.
And the New York Times was aggrieved on Biden’s behalf, turning it into Saturday’s lead story by “faith”-beat reporter Elizabeth Dias: “Bishops On Path To Refuse Biden Holy Communion – A Rift Over Abortion – Movement in American Catholicism Is Also at Odds With Rome.”
The text box on the jump page of the 1,700-word story reduced the abortion issue to “sexual politics,” as if something besides life and death were involved: “Sexual politics are a low priority for both Biden and the pope.”
The Roman Catholic bishops of the United States, flouting a warning from the Vatican, have overwhelmingly voted to draft guidance on the sacrament of the Eucharist. …