Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Pope and Catholic Politicians

The Pope had an interesting take on the stance of Catholic politicians.

While flying to Brazil he was asked whether he supported the Mexican Bishops who had said that Catholic politicians who want to legalize abortion in that country are excommunicated. He said:

They did nothing new, nothing arbitrary or surprising,they simply announced to the public what is stipulated by the law of the Church.
The full article and a little bit of longer explanation can be found on the Catholic World News website. Reuters also is carrying it.