As the Vatican prepares the canonization ceremonies for Pope John Paul XXIII and Pope John Paul II this Sunday, the unspoken issue dividing the Roman Catholic Church and the White House is President Obama‚Äôs determination to force faith-based groups to pay for abortions and contraception as part of Obamacare.
Pope Francis, affirming Catholic doctrine, recently characterized abortion as an ‚Äúunspeakable crime.‚ÄĚ
Obama, nevertheless, is sending to the Vatican a three-person delegation with an activist pro-abortion history to represent the U.S. at the canonizations.
At a Planned Parenthood conference in Washington, D.C., one year ago, President Obama ended his remarks with: ‚ÄúThank you, Planned Parenthood. God bless you. God bless America,‚ÄĚ despite the group‚Äôs status as the No. 1 provider of abortions in the U.S. ...