A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Tuesday, July 06, 2004

Cardinal Ratzinger on Communion and Politicians

Catholic News Service reports on a recent memorandum in which Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger gave guidelines under which ministers may deny Communion to Catholic politicians who consistently promote legal abortion.

It had been published online July 3 by the Italian magazine L'Espresso and a Vatican official confirmed it authenticity, although an accompanying cover letter has not been published.