Matthew Cullinan Hoffman


Cdl. Dolan has lots of excuses for not punishing Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but Church’s law says otherwise

Catholic bishops have the means, but not the will, to punish pro-abortion politicians.
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Matthew Cullinan Hoffman By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman

March 6, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Bishop Edward Scharfenburger have produced a litany of excuses for not disciplining New York Governor Andrew Cuomo after he approved a pro-abortion bill facilitating the killing of unborn children up to the moment of birth. In the following video, LifeSite correspondent Matthew Cullinan Hoffman shows that Catholic bishops have a variety of legal means for punishing legislators who attack human life and other values protected by the Church – means that have already been confirmed by the highest authorities in the Holy See – but lack the will to use them.

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Matthew Cullinan Hoffman

Matthew Cullinan Hoffman is an essayist, journalist, and author whose articles have appeared in numerous publications worldwide, both secular and Catholic, including the Wall Street Journal, London Sunday Times, Detroit News, New York Daily News, LifeSiteNews, Catholic World Report, Crisis Magazine, and the National Catholic Register. He is the translator and author of The Book of Gomorrah and St. Peter Damian's Struggle Against Ecclesiastical Corruption (2015). He holds an M.A. in Philosophy from Holy Apostles College and Seminary, where he is certified for academic competency in five foreign languages. He currently resides in Mexico, and does specialized coverage of Latin America for LifeSite and other publications.

He can be contacted at [email protected].