“As long as (a Catholic politican) continues to support legislation which fosters abortion or other intrinsic evils, then he should be refused holy communion.” So says Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke (pictured).
The Cardinal is one of the big frocks in the Vatican and had sent a raven to Hibernia with a message for the local bishops to “teach clearly in the matter” and should encourage his priests to make sure that the church’s discipline is observed, he added.
Speaking to the Catholic Voice ‘newspaper’ he also held forth on Savita Halappanavar’s death saying that even had she requested a termination for her unviable pregnancy, “Her request would not have made it right for the law to permit such an act, which is always and everywhere wrong,”
Welcome to the 14th century. Here are a selection of photographs of this dirty eejit.