(PatrioticPost.com)- Faith in Public Life and Faithful America, two George Soros-funded leftist pressure groups, have begun a petition campaign to oppose San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s decision to restrict Nancy Pelosi from taking Holy Communion due to her active abortion support.
The petition’s accompanying letter argues that a holy sacrament should never be weaponized for political objectives or combat cultural wars.
Faith in Public Life is a pro-abortion political lobbying organization whose CEO, the Rev. Jennifer Butler, called the leaked Supreme Court draft ruling overturning Roe v. Wade “immoral” and an outrageous assault on all people’s dignity.
Last November, the two organizations began a similar petition push against Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles, accusing him of “demonizing social justice movements.”
The letter lamented that the archbishop mocked what he dubbed ‘wokeness’ and ‘identity politics.”
According to Catholic League president Bill Donohue, faith in Public Life and Faithful America have both received support from George Soros, the atheist billionaire. He has long been at odds with the Catholic Church.
Donohue says that Faith in Public Life is a front organization for left-wing radicals looking to wreak havoc in the Church; the latter is headed by a renegade Episcopalian priest who meddles in the business of the Church.
In the run-up to the 2016 election, leaked documents from Soros’s Open Society Policy Center revealed massive donations to Faith in Public Life.
Despite his self-proclaimed atheism, support for abortion on demand, and overt statism, Soros’ money was accepted by Faith in Public Life. According to the WikiLeaks documents, the payments were part of Soros’ long-term effort to alter the objectives of the U.S. Catholic church.
In 2016, a portion of the Soros contribution was used to promote John Gehring, a former assistant media director of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, as a national television pundit.
Gehring worked as the communications director for Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, an organization founded by John Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s former campaign manager, to sow the seeds of “revolution” in the Catholic church. When WikiLeaks exposed a series of Podesta’s emails in 2012, it showed the attempt to corrupt the Catholic Church from within.
After Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas suggested President Joe Biden quit pretending to be a “devout” Catholic, Faith in Public Life and Faithful America teamed together again last year to urge that Naumann be removed as leader of the United States bishops’ pro-life committee.
While advocating for LGBT concerns and the Democratic Party, both groups have frequently downplayed the moral depravity of abortion.