Pope Francis Calls Joe Biden a Good Catholic

Pope Francis Calls Joe Biden a Good Catholic

Pope Francis Calls Joe Biden a Good Catholic

Joe Biden met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Friday as part of the Biden European World Tour. The private meeting was lengthy, and they discussed the usual liberal issues, like climate change, migrants, and Covid.

Biden even told the Pope that he was one Irishman who never took a drink! Malarkey!

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But what about the elephant in the room: Biden’s support for abortion rights and the Catholic Church’s opposition to abortion?

According to Joe, they didn’t even discuss abortion. But Pope Francis did tell him that he was a “good Catholic” and should keep receiving Communion.

However, not all Catholic bishops have been pleased with their “Good Catholic” president. One is Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence, R.I., who tweeted:

Other U.S. Catholic clergy who have opposed Biden and other pro-abortion Catholics taking Communion include the following:

  • Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia;
  • Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco — Nancy Pelosi’s diocese;
  • Cardinal Raymond Burke, who has said that “Joe Biden is not a Catholic in good standing,” and that he “should not approach to receive Holy Communion;”
  • Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, a staunch defender of life. He’s also chairman of the Committee for Pro-Life activities for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

But there are other clergy who have no problem with Catholic Democrats taking Communion. In fact, there are 68 bishops who don’t want the Conference of Catholic Bishops to even discuss the issue. Instead, they would rather have “Eucharistic coherence.” Nothing to see here, move along.

I’m not sure why Pope Francis and other high ranking Catholic clergy would gloss over the most significant moral issue confronting the Church. Do they really not care about life? Or do they relish being close to political power?

Or, perhaps, they’re considering Pew Research from last year which reported that 56% of Catholics say that abortion should be legal in all or most cases. What’s more disturbing is that 68% don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned. However, most Catholics who attended Mass regularly believe that abortion should be illegal in all or most cases. Of course they do — they take their faith seriously.

I must admit, I’m out of my lane when it comes to Catholic clergy or theology. I’m a cradle Missouri Synod Lutheran. But since the LCMS is staunchly pro-life, I do have some thoughts on Pope Francis and his seemingly lackadaisical way of handling Joe Biden’s pro-abortion politics.

I’m reminded of the notorious late-term abortionist, Dr. George Tiller, of Wichita, KS. In 2009, an assassin shot and killed Tiller during worship services at Redeemer Lutheran Church. Tiller was such a hero to the pro-abortion crowd that vigils for him were held nationwide, including San Francisco. Imagine — a doctor from inconsequential Wichita, KS, getting such love. But it’s all about abortion, isn’t it?

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What few people know, however, is that Tiller had joined Redeemer — of the theologically liberal Evangelical Lutheran Church in America — because his previous church had excommunicated him. Tiller had been attending Holy Cross Lutheran, a Missouri Synod congregation, but the church excommunicated him for his abortion practice. And that’s not something that happens everyday.

Uwe Siemon-Netto, former religion editor for United Press International and Lutheran theologian, wrote this about Tiller in 2008. It’s chilling:

“Down in Wichita, Kansas, there is a physician by the name of George Tiller. On his website he boasts that he has already performed 60,000 abortions, mostly late-term, and week after week he is killing 100 more unborn babies.”

“Dr. Tiller does not think of these fetuses as clusters of cancerous cells. He knows they are human because he baptizes some of them before he incinerates them in his own crematorium. You don’t baptize non-humans. Dr. Tiller knows that. He is a practicing Lutheran. His former congregation, Holy Cross of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, excommunicated him as an unrepentant sinner.”

So if a congregation of the much-smaller Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod could excommunicate one of its members for the egregious sin of abortion, why is the powerful Roman Catholic Church hesitant to keep pro-abortion politicians from Communion? Lutherans also believe in the Real Presence of the Body and Blood of Christ in Holy Communion. It’s a Sacrament for both churches — very serious stuff.

This is not to point fingers at devout Catholics. I know so many from the church who stand for life, like my son-in-law’s mother. She’s a registered nurse who had once been the director of a crisis pregnancy center — ironically across the street from a Planned Parenthood clinic. Sometimes, she said, girls would literally run from the PP clinic into their center. She truly has walked the walk.

But if what Joe Biden reported is true, then it’s disappointing that Pope Francis called him a “good Catholic” who can take Holy Communion without repenting. I thought life would be of utmost importance to the leader of the Roman Catholic Church.

 

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  • JAW3 says:

    I’ve felt for some time that the Catholic Church is lost and I am a Catholic. Additionally, I’ve decided to cut out the middle man and believe in the Word of God without hesitation and full faith in the Glory of God and our eternal redemption that His son Died for our sins.

    • Wayne says:

      Pedophiles always cover each others’ backs, literally and figuratively.

    • John Doe says:

      This Pope is the one Pope John Paul II spoke about. He said a pope after him would become the “Anti-Pope.”

    • Steve Kellmeyer says:

      Joe Biden is a liar. That is a well-established fact. It is notable that, when directly asked to verify China Joe’s allegation, the Vatican refused to do so.

      The Vatican is not going to call out a sitting president as the liar that he is. That would be impolitic. But, if Joe lied – and given that Pope Francis compared abortionists to assassins, that is almost guaranteed – then Pope Francis is almost certainly engaged in behind the curtains talks with American bishops about the best way to handle China Joe.

      Watch the USCCB’s Eucharist response. If the USCCB goes ahead with excommunicating politicians like Joe, that tells you exactly where the Pope stands. The USCCB is not going to cross the Pope.

      If the USCCB shelves the proposal, it still doesn’t mean Joe told the truth. Rome plays the long game. Within the next three years, Joe and Nancy will likely both be gone from office. These two accomplices in murder are deeply popular in certain circles. The Pope needs to handle the situation so as to shepherd even these really stupid sheep towards Christ. If it were an easy problem to resolve, then armchair quarterbacks wouldn’t be commenting.

  • Scott says:

    Under this fool, the catholic church is about socialism and nothing more. He disgraces everything the church stands for, and like catholic charities in the US that do nothing but encourage and assist illegal aliens, they have fallen far from the intent of the church. There is a reason I’m an EX catholic after being raised as one, and spending 12 years in catholic school.

  • Vincent A Ardizzone says:

    Birds of an evil feather. Biden is destroying America, while this “pope” is destroying the Catholic Church.

  • Anna A says:

    I am a convert to Catholicism and I am very bothered by Pope Francis. I truthfully could not say that I think he is Catholic.

    All I can say is that I hope the Christ returns soon, and that I will be found working in his vineyard at that time.

  • Mary says:

    If Biden isn’t lying (which he does all the time) then Pope Francis saying Joe is a good Catholic negates the leadership of this pope. The Jesuit community has always been a seat of socialism. No one should be surprised.

  • Howy says:

    Mark 10:18 “Why do you call me good?” Jesus answered. “No one is good—except God alone.”

  • Ben Colder says:

    Traitor Joe is a CINO Catholic in name only and so is Frankie.Frankie has sold the Catholic Church down the river he is a communist and they hate the Church.I am catholic and I think we are in for some bad times you just do not mock God .You just don’t.

  • Michigan J Frogg says:

    ‘Pope Francis Calls Joe Biden a Good Catholic’
    Huh, that’s not what his church said.

  • 8675310 says:

    Well, he’s as good a Catholic as the Pope.

  • ROP says:

    In the last days, Good will be called evil, and evil will be called good

  • Lloyd says:

    I’m sick of comments like, “I am a Catholic, but……” There is so much wrong with the Catholic church/religion that I must wonder how anyone can still profess to being a practicing Catholic. Crazy costumes…mumbo jumbo…child abuse in the form of pedophilia…vast riches collected from the faithful stored in the Vatican…disrespect for women…the negatives just pile up, but the people, the “I’m a Catholic” crowd do nothing to make things better. As my favorite Catholic friend says, “It’s all I have ever known!” Aha….There’s the answer: “Brainwash ’em when they are young, and they will continue to accept bad behavior by the church! and add $$$$ to the vatican coffers !”

  • Mad Celt says:

    Frankie, the hippy Pope, wouldn’t know a Good Catholic from a Hari Krishnu.

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  • Cameron says:

    I think if Benedict was still Pope, he would have had a different opinion.

  • GWB says:

    But Pope Francis did tell him that he was a “good Catholic” and should keep receiving Communion.
    SCREEEEECH WHAT?
    No! That is what is being reported, but we have heard nothing from the pope that would confirm this. This is Joe Biden claiming this! The guy who couldn’t tell you what he had for breakfast, unless it entailed ice cream or pudding.

    While I certainly think the current pope is not a very good Catholic himself, I wouldn’t go tossing the stones at the pope unless you’ve got some confirmation he endorses Biden’s status as a “good Catholic.”
    (BTW, always take the stance that whatever you read in the media is their spin on some translation of a bull or statement from the Holy See. They often aren’t even mistranslating, just spinning the words to their benefit the same way they spin “studies show” and “science says.”)

    • Kim Hirsch says:

      Perhaps you missed what I wrote in the final paragraph: But if what Joe Biden reported is true. . .

      Very little of what I wrote was directed at the Pope. Most of it was questioning why the major Christian body on earth, which is officially pro-life, has so many powerful clergy who fail to censure politicians who support the killing of unborn children.

  • Humility says:

    Well, the current Pope is not a good Christian, so …

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