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Father Spadaro: Vatican is concerned about ‘access to the Eucharist as a political weapon’

June 15, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: In a New York Times article that offers a tendentious interpretation of Cardinal Luis Ladaria’s May 7 letter to Archbishop Jose Gomez, Father Antonio Spadaro, SJ, editor-in-chief of La Civiltà Cattolica, said that “the concern in the Vatican is not to use access to the Eucharist as a political weapon.”

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  • Posted by: feedback - Jun. 15, 2021 4:56 PM ET USA

    The NYT author seems to admit that "Catholic" Democrats have no concern about their eternal salvation but need unhindered access to Holy Communion for political gains with the Catholic voters: "the debate promises to keep the issue alive and present a nagging headache for President Biden and other Catholic politicians who support abortion rights."