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Canon lawyer: “Nancy Pelosi is America’s problem, not Rome’s…”

Dr. Edward Peters remarks on Nancy Pelosi’s reception of Holy Communion yesterday at the installation Mass for Pope Francis:

Nancy Pelosi is America’s problem, not Rome’s, and it is obvious that, if left to her own lights, she will never mend her ways. For her sake, therefore, and for those confused by the chronic scandal she gives, Pelosi needs to be formally warned against taking holy Communion for so long as she promotes, as consistent with our Catholic faith, a variety of gravely immoral policies (per cc. 916, 1339); ministers, meanwhile, in her environs need to be directed to withhold Communion from her till advised otherwise by the competent ecclesiastical authority (per c. 915).

Read his entire post on the “In the Light of the Law” blog.