Nancy Pelosi’s Problem

The pro-abortion Catholic Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, who will be Speaker of the House this coming January, is flaunting her Catholic identity in the face of both Cardinal William Keeler of Baltimore and Archbishop Donald Wuerl of Washington, D.C.

Her office has announced that she will celebrate her new position with a series of events including Mass at her alma mater, Trinity College in Washington, D.C.

Pelosi's office claims that her planned events will present a different image of her: "that of a Roman Catholic mother and grandmother."

The exploitation of the Catholic Mass is particularly egregious because Pelosi is not only a committed pro-abortion politician but she has rarely supported anything even close to resembling a family value. While we are grateful that she at least recognizes her family as important to her, we cannot abide such disdain for the Church and particularly for the Mass.

One has to wonder what Archbishop Wuerl and Cardinal Keeler will do about this. Or will they see this as a political opportunity rather than an insult to the body and blood of Christ? We're watching and hoping that somehow this travesty is corrected prior to the January 4th date.