Bishops of Colorado Springs & Pittsburgh respond to Pelosi
"On Sunday, August 24, on “Meet the Press,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepped out of her political role and completely misrepresented the teaching of the Catholic Church in regard to abortion. She said that Church teaching condemning procured abortion is somehow new and therefore unsettled. She could not have been more wrong." [More.]Second, Bishop Michael Sheridan of Colorado Springs:
In light of recent confusing statements by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi suggesting that Catholic teaching allows for procured abortion in certain circumstances, it is important for all Catholics to understand the teaching of the Church regarding abortion. [More as PDF file.]Add them to the honor roll... (update, by which I mean this complete list of bishops who have spoken out).
update 2: Bishop Samuel Aquila of Fargo has also released a statement.