KCK Archbishop Advocates Against Abortion As 'Preeminent Priority' For Catholics In 2024

Check the Church playing politics as we slouch toward an election year . . .

In voting to approve language that echoes their 2019 introductory letter to a document known as "Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship," the bishops chose to continue prioritizing their outspoken anti-abortion advocacy over what they describe as "other grave threats to life," such as climate change, gun violence, racism and health care inequities. . . . Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, Bishop Mark Brennan and Kansas City, Kansas, Archbishop Joseph Naumann had proposed their own amendments to underscore abortion's preeminence for the U.S. hierarchy. Naumann's amendment proposed adding that the bishops sought the "prevention of the inevitable emotional and spiritual scarring of post-abortive parents." Those amendments did not pass.

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US bishops again declare abortion 'preeminent priority' for Catholic voters

The U.S. Catholic bishops decided on Nov. 15 at their general assembly that "the threat of abortion" will remain the "preeminent priority" for their political guidance to Catholic voters in the year leading up to the 2024 presidential election.