“It happened on October 29, 1960, on the tenth anniversary of the Nationalist Revolution of October 1950.” …. seems something similar should happen today … SOON!!
In Puerto Rico, the three Catholic bishops announced that any Catholics who vote for the PPD are committing a sin, and may be ex-communicated.
The three bishops – Archbishop James P. Davis of San Juan, Bishop James E. McManus of Ponce, and Luis Aponte Martinez, titular bishop of Lares – issued a burning denunciation of the PPD.
This did not happen today. It happened on October 29, 1960, on the tenth anniversary of the Nationalist Revolution of October 1950. Pedro Albizu Campos was still suffering in prison, Luis Muñoz Marín was still the governor…and the Catholic bishops of Puerto Rico could not stomach the hypocrisy of it all.
Here is what they said:
“It is not licit for Catholics to favor with their votes the establishment and spread of a morality without God.”
“Any Catholic preaching or publicly supporting the Popular Democratic Party’s…
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