Why am I not surprised that the leader of the Boston Priests Forum comes down firmly on the side of John Kerry and even calls him a “devout Catholic?”
“I think that would a kind of challenge that I don’t expect the Church will make,” said Rev. Robert W. Bullock, who leads a parish outside Boston and is president of the Boston Priests Forum. “The fact is that Kerry is a devout Catholic and he does espouse positions that are contrary to the Vatican. And I think it would tend to estrange Catholics if he was forbidden communion.”
For more on this CBS News article, including the writer’s inability to write clearly and accurately (e.g. “cannon law” and “tenants” of the Catholic faith), see Phil Lawler’s comments.