Catholics & Politics

Sacramento Bishop William Weigand recently admonished Gray Davis, the Democratic governor of California, for his outspoken prochoice position. During a January 22 Mass marking the thirtieth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, Weigand took the exceptional step of directing remarks to the governor. "I have to say clearly that anyone-politician or otherwise-who thinks it is acceptable for a Catholic to be pro-abortion...

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