In the interest of fairness, the following offers an opposing viewpoint to the “John
Kerry must not receive communion” chant.
“New Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid Martin expressed concern about interpretations
of Vatican instructions that could lead to the Eucharist becoming a ‘political
Communion on abortion is last resort, Bishop Gregory says
By Cindy Wooden
Catholic News Service
“ROME (CNS) — Denying Communion to a politician such as Sen. John F. Kerry,
who supports legalized abortion, must be the last resort in a process to convince
the politician to uphold moral truths when voting, said the president of the U.S.