Catholic and pro-life advocates are speaking out against President Biden’s Wednesday night appearance at a Catholic university in Cincinnati, Ohio, and urging protesters to attend the event.
“The university is hosting a president who claims to be Catholic, yet has the most pro-abortion administration in the history of our country?” The Right to Life of Greater Cincinnati said in a statement Wednesday that it also provided instructions on how to protest the incident.
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“President Biden takes responsibility for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of unborn people,” the statement said.
The town hall event, which will be moderated by LOVEBYLIFE’s Don Lemon and scheduled to air Wednesday at 8 p.m. EST at Mount St. Joseph’s University, has attracted many of the nearly 400,000 Catholics in the Cincinnati area.
“Archbishop Schnur has not been asked, nor would he have given his approval for any such incident to take place on the Catholic premises,” a Statement Dennis Marion Schnur from Cincinnati Archbishop said. But “Mount St. Joseph’s University operates independently of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.”
Cincinnati auditor Dusty Rhodes, a Catholic Democrat, also spoke out against Biden’s appearance, calling him “the most pro-abortion president ever” and calling the decision to host him “unconscionable.”
“For the Sisters of Charity, an alleged Catholic order, allowing them to use their facilities is giving all the wrong signals,” Rhodes said.
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The university stands by the decision to host Biden, citing the school’s desire to be inclusive.
The school said, “The university has always been and will be a diverse and inclusive place where people from different races, ethnicities, social backgrounds, beliefs and religions can come together to discuss and share their unique perspectives.” “We look forward to introducing Mt. to a nationally broadcast prime time audience.”
Biden, the second Catholic president in United States history, has been widely criticized for his support of abortion rights. Last month, a group of American bishops Approved A document intended to prevent Biden from receiving banter because of his abortion stance.
Biden, who regularly attends Mass, has said that he personally opposes abortion, but doesn’t think those who disagree should be trusted.