Archbishop says Pelosi will be denied Communion because she supports abortion rights


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a news conference in Washington, D.C., on May 19. The conservative Catholic archbishop of San Francisco said Friday that he would no longer allow Pelosi to receive Communion because of her support for abortion rights.

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco said he sent House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a letter expressing his concerns after she vowed to codify the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision.

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