The last time someone from the USCCB spoke or wrote about a political candidate they were dismissed. Such was the case with Judy Keane, USCCB spokeswoman, during the last Democratic presidential debates. She defended Trump in a tweet and attacked guess who? Kamala Harris. We shall see what happens with Donna Grimes, USCCB official. Or shall we?
CNA, JD Flynn: An official at the U.S. bishops’ conference said Thursday that the selection of Senator Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s presidential running mate is good news that will offer policies favorable to marginalized people.
“I was so elated. We, the community, need good news, and this was just wonderful,” Donna Toliver Grimes, associate director of African American affairs in the U.S. bishops’ Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church, told Catholic News Service, the official news service of the U.S. bishops’ conference, on Wednesday. Report is here.