Nancy “The Theologian” Pelosi on Pope Francis

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), abortion-absolutist and these USA’s prime candidate for the proper application of can. 915, has opined on Pope Francis!

I am sure you are with child to learn of her wisdom.

You may remember Nancy from her triumphant theological debut.  HERE and HERE

And remember her recent comment that abortion is “sacred ground”? HERE 

From CNS:

Pelosi: Pope Francis ‘Starting to Sound Like a Nun’

Nancy "The Theologian" Pelosi, Abortion-Absolutist, can. 915 Candidate, Democrat

(CNSNews.com) – Pope Francis is “starting to sound like a nun,” [Pope Francis warned nuns not to wind up being "old maids... zitelle and showed his disdain for "female machismo".]said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), a Catholic, when asked about some of the Pope’s recent remarks concerning issues such as abortion and homosexuality.In a Sept. 22 interview on CNN’s Situation Room, host Candy Crolwey asked Pelosi, “Before we go, Pope Francis is calling for a new balance between the chruch’s spiritual and political missions. He says the Catholic Church should not interfere spiritually in the lives of gays. [Is that what he said?  I think not.  His comment about "interfering" meant that the Church can propose, not force the will.  But let's go on.] He also called for a larger decision-making role for Catholic women. We ask Nancy Pelosi , one of the nation’s most prominent Catholics, for her reaction.”

Pelosi said, “Starting to sound like a nun. The Pope is starting to sound like the nuns.” [She has probably gotten her information about Francis from HuffPo or Slate.]

[Laugh Line Warning!] “Now, his Holiness is obviously a very revered figure,” said Pelosi. “I was there for his inauguration. And I being Catholic believed that he was chosen Pope by the intercession of the Holy Spirit, so I pay attention to what he says. [LOL!  Pelosi pays attention to what Popes say?] And I can tell you that there is great joy among Catholics and friends of Catholics as to respect that his Holiness pays to all of God’s creation and members of the church and then beyond that. It’s really quite remarkable. It’s a source of joy to us all.” [The other day, Nancy, the Pope talked about the unborn babies who, though not yet seen in the light of day, have the face of the Lord.  YOU Nancy, are an abortion-absolutist.  Are you still paying attention to Pope Francis?]

When Crowley mentioned that the Pope’s remarks might not be “a source of joy to all Catholics because I’ve seen conservative Catholics express some reservations about it,” Pelosi said, “I don’t know about them because certainly when it was another Pope who had something else to say, they wanted to hold us all to it.”  [Hypocrite.]

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UPDATE:

Over at American Catholic my friend The Motley Monk has posted about Ms. Pelosi’s track record.

He reminds us of what Card. Burke said:

Speaking truth to power, Cardinal Burke minced no words:

What Congresswoman Pelosi is speaking of is not particular confessional beliefs or practices of the Catholic Church. It belongs to the natural moral law which is written on every human heart and which the Catholic Church obviously also teaches: that natural moral law which is so wonderfully illumined for us by Our Lord Jesus Christ by His saving teaching, but most of all by His Passion and death.

To say that these are simply questions of Catholic faith which have no part in politics is just false and wrong. I fear for Congresswoman Pelosi if she does not come to understand how gravely in error she is. I invite her to reflect upon the example of St. Thomas More who acted rightly in a similar situation even at the cost of his life.

For this violation of Canon 915, Cardinal Burke asserted that Ms. Pelosi must be denied Communion.

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14 Responses to Nancy “The Theologian” Pelosi on Pope Francis

  1. Suburbanbanshee says:

    On the bright side, it looks like Fr. Pfleger broke out the good vestments and the Benedict-style altar arrangement. It was a sad occasion, and a politicized one; but at least he _has_ a sense of formal occasion. Bright spots come in weird places.

    And yes, the last few years of carnage in Chicago’s streets has certainly been worse than Newtown or the Navy Yard, and he’s sitting at Ground Zero for all this stupidity. I feel sorry for anybody who lives with that, no matter how much I disagree with them otherwise.

  2. Bosco says:

    @Theodore,
    Thanks be to God for courageous men like Cardinal Burke!

  3. Lepidus says:

    Just wondering, is Cardinal Burke’s “law” in this matter? In the past it is usually up to the local ordinary to allow or ban reception of communion, but due to his office, does that mean that the local bishops are obliged to follow his statement on how 915 applies?

  4. Angie Mcs says:

    No need to read your Bible, your Catechism or go to any other valid Catholic source. Obviously, for the media, Nancy has become the “Go-to” person to get your information on the Church, including His Holiness.

    I still don’t know if she understands the gravity of her remarks and yet uses them to advance herself politically, or if she actually believes them and attends mass in good conscience. No wonder Cardinal Burke fears for her – either possibility is highly disturbing.

  5. LarryW2LJ says:

    “Pope Francis is “starting to sound like a nun,””

    Heaven forfend! I actually got into a “discussion” with a Sr. of St. Joseph recently, who was incredulous that I dare to believe that the Bible is the “inerrant word of God”.

  6. Denis says:

    Even despairing comments about this papacy seem pointless now.

  7. benedetta says:

    She’s nuts. Does she actually believe that Pope Francis encourages her expansion of abortion?

  8. James C says:

    Well, I know one thing, Cardinal Burke certainly doesn’t sound like a nun!

    The NY Times’ typically accurate headline for the story : “Devout Catholic Former House Speaker Suggests Pope Is a Transvestite” ;-)

  9. Bob B. says:

    Wonder what the count would be if you asked for volunteers to deliver the Canon 915 news her?

    For that matter, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, who also serves on the USCCB’s Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage, and Cardinal Wuerl, of Washington, D.C., should have done something a long time ago.

  10. Venerator Sti Lot says:

    Cardinal Burke in mid-July, the Holy Father to the International Federation of Catholic Medical Associations on 20 September. May they continue so clearly and impressively, and be joined by other cardinalatial and (arch)episcopal voices, soon, and often! May (more) ‘deeds’ follow!

  11. Venerator Sti Lot says:
  12. Lin says:

    She is not the only Catholic in Congree who should be denied Communion! When I pray for the salvation of our country I find myself thinking about Genesis 22. Will you save us if there are ten just people?

  13. secondeve says:

    Nancy Pelosi has has gravely insulted the “nuns” and I hope they notice; both the “spinster” unfruitful nuns (see Pope Francis’s interview,) and the faithful life bearing sisters with many “children.” Are they both ugly and outdated to her? It certainly seems she makes use of the liberal ones for her own purposes!