Puerto Rican Bishops Threaten Catholic Voters with Excommunication if they Vote for the PPD

“It happened on October 29, 1960, on the tenth anniversary of the Nationalist Revolution of October 1950.” …. seems something similar should happen today … SOON!!


War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony

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.

Luis Aponte Martinez and Pope Paul VILuis Aponte Martinez with Pope Paul VI

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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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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