Biden’s bishop won’t ask him to refrain from receiving Holy Communion
November 11, 2008
Two weeks after he wrote that ‘Sen. Joe Biden presents a seriously erroneous picture of Catholic teaching on abortion,’ Bishop W. Francis Malooly said that he will not ask the vice president-elect to refrain from receiving Holy Communion. Bishop Malooly, who disclosed that he will meet with Biden when their schedules permits, said, ‘I won’t politicize the Eucharist’ and added, ‘I don’t want to alienate people. I want to change their hearts and minds.’
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