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Some Roman Catholic groups and leaders are concerned about Biden

Some Roman Catholic leaders express concern that President-elect Joe Biden might pursue policies that would create “confusion” about what the Church teaches.

In a November 17 virtual meeting for the Conference of Catholic Bishops in the United States, Archbishop Jose Gomez shared that a group was being formed to respond to some of the concerns the leaders had toward Biden, who would become the second practicing Catholic to would become president.

“The president-elect has given us reason to believe that his commitments of faith will move him to support good policies. This includes policies of immigration reform, refugees and the poor, and against racism, the death penalty and climate change, ” Gomez, the chairman of the USCCB, said towards the end of the Tuesday session.

In a November 17 virtual meeting for the Conference of Catholic Bishops in the United States, Archbishop Jose Gomez hit the alarm and said a group was forming to work on concerns that would be presented to President-elect Joe Biden.

In a November 17 virtual meeting for the Conference of Catholic Bishops in the United States, Archbishop Jose Gomez hit the alarm and said a group was forming to work on concerns that would be presented to President-elect Joe Biden.

Biden is only the second president in US history to be a member of the Catholic Church

Biden is only the second president in US history to be a member of the Catholic Church

Biden is only the second president in US history to be a member of the Catholic Church

He has also given us reason to believe that he will support policies that run counter to some of the fundamental values ​​that we as Catholics hold dear. This policy includes: the repeal of the Hyde amendment and the retention of Roe vs. Wade. Both policies undermine our top priority of ending abortion. ‘

Gomez continued to highlight several policies and agenda items on which he and the other leaders were concerned, including “the restoration of the HHS mandate” and “the passage of the equality law.”

“These policies pose a serious threat to the common good,” said Gomez. “Whenever politicians support them.”

Gomez claimed that the Catholic Church has long opposed that policy and “will continue to do so.”

While praising President-elect Biden's work against racism and immigration, Gomez condemned him for his support of marriage equality and abortion

While praising President-elect Biden's work against racism and immigration, Gomez condemned him for his support of marriage equality and abortion

While praising President-elect Biden’s work against racism and immigration, Gomez condemned him for his support of marriage equality and abortion

The sentiment was shared by CatholicVote.org, a conservative nonprofit that ran an intense anti-Biden campaign ahead of the election and also pushed Trump's unsubstantiated claims about electoral fraud.

The sentiment was shared by CatholicVote.org, a conservative nonprofit that ran an intense anti-Biden campaign ahead of the election and also pushed Trump's unsubstantiated claims about electoral fraud.

The sentiment was shared by CatholicVote.org, a conservative nonprofit that ran an intense anti-Biden campaign ahead of the election and also pushed Trump’s unsubstantiated claims about electoral fraud.

“If politicians who profess the Catholic faith support them, there are additional problems,” he stated. “It confuses the faithful as to what the church actually teaches about these questions.”

The sentiment was shared by CatholicVote.org, a conservative nonprofit that ran an intense anti-Biden campaign ahead of the election and also pushed Trump’s unsubstantiated claims about electoral fraud.

CatholicVote fully agrees with @USCCB president Abp. Gomez’s view that many of Joe Biden’s policies “cause confusion among the faithful” and “pose a serious threat to the common good,” the group said in a discussion Thursday.

Bishop Joseph Strickland of Tyler, Texas, also pleaded with Biden to `` repent '' for straying from Catholic teaching in his endorsement of abortion and marriage policies

Bishop Joseph Strickland of Tyler, Texas, also pleaded with Biden to `` repent '' for straying from Catholic teaching in his endorsement of abortion and marriage policies

Bishop Joseph Strickland of Tyler, Texas, also pleaded with Biden to “ repent ” for straying from Catholic teaching in his endorsement of abortion and marriage policies

Should Biden be officially elected, his government has plans to curtail pro-life policies to protect unborn lives, free millions for abortion services, and protect religious freedom for religious organizations such as the Little Sisters of the Poor. to undo.

“These plans and policies represent a radical anti-life, anti-Catholic agenda that is clearly and directly contrary to Catholic social doctrine and the values ​​that Catholics rightly prioritize.”

Bishop Joseph Strickland of Tyler, Texas, also implored Biden to “repent” for straying from Catholic teachings in his endorsement of policies regarding abortion and marriage.

Catholics generally backed the former vice president in the 2020 election, giving Biden 52 percent of the vote, compared to Trump's 47 percent

Catholics generally backed the former vice president in the 2020 election, giving Biden 52 percent of the vote, compared to Trump's 47 percent

Catholics generally backed the former vice president in the 2020 election, giving Biden 52 percent of the vote, compared to Trump’s 47 percent

“He strives for the highest office in our country and must be guided by the truth that God has revealed to us,” said the bishop. “I pray he will find the truth.”

Catholics generally backed the former vice president in the 2020 election, giving Biden 52 percent of the vote, compared to Trump’s 47 percent. Trump beat Hillary in 2016 with 50 percent of the vote, compared to 46 percent, he said Washington Post Exit polls.

White Catholics specifically reduced their support for Trump, who had a 24-point margin in 2016. He only had a national lead of 12 points below the specific group for the 2020 election.

The 'Equally Sacred' scorecard looks to see how both Trump and Biden are doing things in Catholic education

The 'Equally Sacred' scorecard looks to see how both Trump and Biden are doing things in Catholic education

The ‘Equally Sacred’ scorecard looks to see how both Trump and Biden are doing things in Catholic education

There have been Catholic leaders who have lent their support to Biden, including Sister Simone Campbell, a nun who runs the network lobby – a nonprofit organization whose goal is to promote female leadership in the Catholic Church.

Campbell has a link to the ‘Equally holy’ Scorecard showing how the policies of both President Trump and President-elect Biden interact with the ‘FULL teaching of the Catholic Church’.

On the scorecard, Trump only did ‘better’ than Biden in one category – his overthrow of Roe v. Wade.

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