Outraged pro-life Catholics call for protest against Biden’s appearance at Catholic university
Catholics and life advocates are speaking out against President Biden’s appearance Wednesday night at a Catholic university in Cincinnati, Ohio and urging protesters to attend the event.
“The university is hosting a president who claims to be Catholic, but who has the most pro-abortion administration in the history of our country? Right To Life Of Greater Cincinnati said in a statement Wednesday, while providing instructions on how to protest the event.
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“President Biden bears responsibility for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of unborn lives,” the statement added.
The town hall event, which will be hosted by CNN’s Don Lemon and set to air Wednesday at 8 p.m. EST at Mount Saint Joseph University, has angered many of the approximately 400,000 Catholics in the Cincinnati area .
“Archbishop Schnurr was therefore not solicited, nor would he have granted, his approval for such an event to occur in Catholic premises,” said one declaration of Cincinnati, said Archbishop Dennis Marion Schnurr. But “Mount Saint Joseph University operates independently of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.
Cincinnati listener Dusty Rhodes, a Catholic Democrat, also spoke out against Biden’s appearance, calling him “the most pro-abortion president we’ve ever had” and calling the decision to host him a “unreasonable”.
“For the Sisters of Charity, a suspected Catholic order, allowing it to use their facilities only sends all the wrong signals,” Rhodes said.
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The university upheld the decision to host Biden, citing the school’s desire to be inclusive.
“The university has always been and will continue to be a diverse and inclusive place where people of different races, ethnicities, social backgrounds, beliefs and religions can come together to discuss and share their unique perspectives,” said the school. “We look forward to bringing the Mount to prime-time television audiences nationwide.”
Biden, the second Catholic president in US history, has been widely criticized for his support for abortion rights. Last month, a group of American bishops approved a document that seeks to prevent Biden from receiving Communion because of his stance on abortion.
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Biden, who attends mass regularly, said he personally opposes abortion, but doesn’t think the belief should be forced on those who disagree.