CNA Staff, Nov 19, 2020 / 14:15 pm
La Civiltá Cattolica, the Jesuit-run magazine whose publication is overseen by the Vatican's Secretary of State, has published an article praising the projected electoral victory of U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden.
"Biden is a patient, poised and thoughtful man; he belongs to the old school of Democrats. He is a seasoned politician, friend of many Republican congressmen, who in their hearts, probably, wished for his victory. He is part, as they say, of the 'establishment,'" according to the article, by Italian Jesuit Giovanni Sale.
Earlier this week, U.S. bishops' conference president Archbishop Jose Gomez said at a meeting of the U.S. bishops that Biden "will support policies that are against some fundamental values that we hold dear as Catholics."
The La Civiltá Cattolica article was likely written ahead of Gomez' remarks.