Cardinal: Excommunicating Gov. Cuomo ‘not an appropriate response’

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(LifeNews) Millions of Catholics nationwide who want New York Governor Andrew Cuomo excommunicated from the Catholic Church for signing a bill that legalizes abortions up to birth are going to be sorely disappointed.

Through a spokesman, Cardinal Timothy Dolan said that excommunicating the governor is “not an appropriate response.” He went on to say that excommunication is typically called for by frustrated Catholics who are upset.

As a reported for CNN tweeted: “I asked @CardinalDolan‘s spokesman about the calls for Gov. Cuomo to be excommunicated over NY’s new abortion bill. While emphasizing that this should not be considered a comment on any specific person, he said excommunication “should not be used as a weapon.”

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