Ohio bishop tells Catholic college to disinvite pro-abortion speaker

I just love when Bishops do the right thing...nice to see we finally have a few Bishops with guts.A bishop in Ohio has become the latest to insist universities not host speakers who oppose the Catholic Church’s teaching on abortion.Bishop George Murry instructed Mercy College School of Nursing in Youngstown to disinvite State Representative Bob Hagan, a Democrat who supports abortion-on-demand, from delivering its commencement address.The politician was to speak to students inside St. Columba Cathedral.The invitation came “without any proper review by my office,” wrote Bishop Murry in a statement released on Friday: “While I respect and appreciate many of the social justice positions taken by Representative Hagan, it remains a fact that he also has consistently voted for pro-abortion legislation, policies, and funding.”Disobedience on abortion disqualified Hagan and others who hold the same positions, he said. “Abortion extinguishes an unborn human life,” Bishop Murry wrote. “It is an intrinsically evil action which the Catholic Church has condemned for centuries. As Catholics, we must in good conscience oppose Representative Hagan’s position in support of abortion.”story

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