Speaking at the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast Thursday, Vice President and self styled theologian Joe Biden suggested that Republicans who profess to be Christians are hypocrites because they oppose comprehensive immigration reform that does not secure the border.
Biden (a pro-abortion Catholic) said, “Many of these same [GOP] representatives talk about their Christianity and their fidelity to the Bible, but they forget Matthew Chapter 25, Verse 34, where scripture teaches us: ‘I was hungry and you gave me food; I was thirsty — you gave me drink. I was a stranger, and you welcomed me.'”
Biden later added, “It’s the right thing to do; it’s the Christian thing to do. But it’s also an incredibly practical thing to do.”
Since Biden considers himself somewhat of an arbiter of what Christians should and shouldn’t do, I wonder what he would say about Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)’s comments characterizing late-term abortions as “sacred ground”, which has has drawn fire from a national organization of Catholic priests active in pro-life work.
In an open letter to Pelosi, Priests for Life says her comments make a “mockery of the Catholic faith.”The letter from Pavone concludes: “Mrs. Pelosi, for decades you have gotten away with betraying and misrepresenting the Catholic faith as well as the responsibilities of public office. We have had enough of it. Either exercise your duties as a public servant and a Catholic, or have the honesty to formally renounce them.”
Joe Biden of course agrees with Pelosi on abortion, so I guess he would say Father Pavone is not doing the “Christian thing” in confronting Pelosi, this way. He’s doing the “judgmental thing”, which as you know, is always bad.