(LifeSiteNews) – A Catholic bishop has denounced President Joe Biden’s false claim that the Church supports aborting babies conceived via rape and incest, and called for prayers for the president.
Providence, Rhode Island Bishop Thomas Tobin posted a message on Twitter after Biden implied that the Catholic Church would not support Sen. Lindsey Graham’s proposed bill banning abortions past 15 weeks’ gestation except in cases of when a baby was conceived via rape or incest, or of physical danger to the mother.
“President Biden cannot be both a devout Catholic and a pro-abortion zealot,” he wrote. “The two are mutually exclusive. He is a poor, lost and confused soul. Truly, we need to pray for him, every day.”
President Biden cannot be both a devout Catholic and a pro-abortion zealot. The two are mutually exclusive. He is a poor, lost and confused soul. Truly, we need to pray for him, everyday.
— Bishop Thomas Tobin (@ThomasJTobin1) September 23, 2022
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's flippant disregard for the unborn has reached a new low amid her unfounded claims about abortion restrictions — all while claiming to be a Catholic.
Now, Speaker Pelosi has ventured into the absurd, ironically labelling the pro-life movement's goal of restricting abortions and saving the unborn as "sinful."
LifeSiteNews reported the full event that brought about her comments:
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has once again criticized the pro-life movement, calling its efforts to save unborn babies “sinful.”
Pelosi made the remarks during a “roundtable discussion,” which took place at the University of California in San Francisco to mark “Women’s Equality Day” last Friday.
“The fact that this is such an assault [sic] on women of color and…lower income families is just sinful. It’s sinful,” Pelosi said about abortion restrictions.
Speaker Pelosi's moral compass has been inverted, accusing the pro-life movement an offense to God.
It is "sinful," according to Pelosi, that we defend life in the womb.
It is "sinful," according to Pelosi, that we protect young, vulnerable, and desperate women from the pain and remorse that follows abortion.
It is "sinful," according to Pelosi, that we protect the least among us — the unborn — by finally abolishing the abortion industry.
Pelosi is completely backwards, having clearly lost sight of the truly sinful and horrendous act of abortion.
Send a clear message to Speaker Nancy Pelosi: Catholics demand an apology for her perverse comments calling the pro-life movement's goal of abolishing abortion "sinful."
SIGN OUR PETITION DEMANDING A FULL APOLOGY NOW.
"We the undersigned demand a public apology, and await your public retraction of such a wild accusation."
P.S. — Nancy Pelosi has gotten away with using her faith as a shield for the most terrible leftwing policies, including abortion. By raising your voice with us, we will send a clear message that she can no longer use Christianity as cover for her disgusting far-left plans!
“Walking with someone, accompanying them, doesn’t mean that we have to agree with or approve of everything they do,” Tobin (not to be confused with left-wing Newark Cardinal Joseph Tobin) continued in another post. “If someone we love is involved in immoral or destructive behavior, and we truly care about them, we should encourage them to change their ways and do better.”
Bishop Michael Olson also posted a public response to Biden’s comments, writing, “We need to pray for @POTUS because by his words and actions he manifests at best extreme confusion on basic Catholic moral teaching and at worst the scandalous obstinacy of one steeped in grave sin at odds with Eucharistic coherency.”
Biden has a long history of supporting abortion in direct opposition to the Catholic faith, which he claims to practice. Leading up to the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision overturning Roe v. Wade, the Biden administration invited an activist group to the White House to hear their argument for abortion “rights” yet continuously ignored illegal protests which took place outside the homes of pro-life Supreme Court justices.
Following Roe’s reversal, Biden promised to “do everything in my power” to enshrine abortion into federal law.
In July, the state of Texas sued the Biden administration for ordering hospitals, even in pro-life states, to commit abortions under certain circumstances. Biden also declared he would take disciplinary action against the “deceptive practices” of pro-life pregnancy centers.
More recently, the administration has ramped up its rhetoric about pro-life and pro-family conservatives, suggesting that they are a threat to democracy.