Skip to comments.Nancy Pelosi banned from Catholic communion
Posted on 09/26/2013 11:04:41 AM PDT by Rashputin
Conservative Catholics -- both politically and religiously -- can now rejoice: due to her House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) longstanding support for abortion, she must be denied Communion under the law of the Catholic Church, said Chief Justice Cardinal Raymond Burke, head of the highest court at the Vatican.
Burke referenced Canon 915, a part of Canon law which states those Catholics who obstinately persevere in manifest grave sin are not to be admitted to Holy Communion.
As Cardinal Burke noted, [Pelosi] is a person who obstinately, after repeated admonitions, persists in a grave sin--cooperating with the crime of procured abortion--and still professes to be a devout Catholic.
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As a practicing and respectful Catholic, this is sacred ground to me when we talk about this.
It’s hard to not see that as false doctrine. She should actually be excommunicated.
Ol’ Snaredrum Face won’t care. She’ll find some liberal parish where they give Communion to pets.
What matters is not how individuals interpret Cardinal Burke’s somewhat guarded remarks.
What matters is whether or not Pelosi is denied communion. The Catholic Church has it well within its power to see to it that she does not receive communion, should they desire that outcome.
I would love to see her turned away from Communion, I would be even happier if she truly lived her faith, turn away from murder, and received Communion in a state of grace.
Little nazified Nancy takes her real communion from a different church, one in which she is the mistress, and the sacrifices are bloodier than crackers and wine.
I am not Catholic, so I do not know, but does this mean that Little Miss Plastic Face is going to hell?
My thoughts exactly. It will be like judge shopping, but far easier, and ,more lucrative for the ‘open minded’ clergy she finally meets.
Well I doubt the American cardinals will refuse her if she shows up.
But whether they do or not she knows now that she is not entitled to the Sacrament, and o try to receive Communion in that State would just add to the Charges when she faces the Head Man. Not that she needs additional charges a, and like the murdering Kennedy’s when she is buried there will be a Cardinal there to watch her go.
It the Church applied this to Joe Biden, he would say “Hey, this is a big F###in’ deal!”
Hope our fat little troll from Maryland, Babs Mikulski, is next to be banned...
That is not “fair” to pick on poor Nancy and single her out. There are dozens of other faux Catholics in congress who should get the same treatment.
This is the Church version of the CJ in regards to Burke.
Not for us to decide. But we can sure as hell hope so.
Biden and Sebelius for sure. As my Irish grandmother would have said “the devil take their souls”
Good, long overdue.
Guess God is not amused.
I don’t know whether this was his opinion or whether he issued an order.
The problem is that she claims she is under DC’s Cardinal Wuerl, a famous pro-Dem bishop who wouldn’t do a thing to offend her. Her place of residence is San Francisco, where she lives in a splendid mansion known to all the locals...she lived there even when she was Mayor, because she’s from a wealthy family and her husband is mega-wealthy.
So this would mean that her bishop is Cordileone, who is very orthodox but obviously, without the support of Rome, won’t do anything to touch her.
Does this mean Rome is now giving him some support?
good start. keep going...
While I'm right there with you emotionally, Love does not rejoice at injustice but rejoices in the good. For our own soul's health we simply MUST pray that the reprobate repent.
Excommunication is often called "medicinal." I can think of two ways this is true. It is sort of a quarantine to protect the faithful. It is also like an "intervention" to impress upon the excommunicate person the gravity of her condition. God desires not the death of a sinner but rather that he may turn from his wickedness and live. One way to get that to happen is to show how perilous the state of the sinner is. Excommunication does that.
Personally, I think we're approaching the time when the Pope must act, for Pelosi's good and that of the nation. She will blow off the cardinal's statement. She can't blow off the Holy Father w/o blowing off her claim to be Catholic.
I read that and the two articles seem to differ as to what Burke said. One has “should”, one has “must”, that’s the point
It was only months ago when she took communion at the Vatican.
This is delicious news.
Pel0si: “As a practicing Catholic....”
Can’t practicing the Eucharist!
I’m new to the Catholic Church and I treasure my faith. I’m worried, but I hope, that this vile woman won’t be able to buy her way out of this.
The church should realize that the laity *like* discipline.
Even if the church was somewhat too strict about punishing those in open defiance, heterodoxy and outright heresy, it would be far more appreciated by the laity than if the church takes a wishy-washy stance, allowing the offensive to torment the faithful and defile the sacred places and sacraments.
Actually, from I heard the last time she took communion the wafer burst into flames when she touched it, and the priest suffered 2nd degree burns.
Trust me she is still getting communion. Until the local bishop says no she will get it. He has threatened her in the past but never followed through.
Does she even go to church? I mean when there is no celebrity funeral....
Not what Burke said.
You can find it reported either way, actually, but I think the other report is verbium and ones like this have been or will be corrected.