“Catholic” University Hosts Pro-Abortion ‘Nuns on the Bus’ Leader As Graduation Speaker

“Catholic” Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut hosted the controversial left-wing, pro-abortion nun Sr. Simone Campbell, SSS, at its commencement ceremony on Saturday.

Campbell is known for leading the Nuns on the Bus, an initiative of the leftist Network Lobby for Catholic Social Justice (NETWORK) of which Campbell is the former longtime executive director. According to the New York Times, “Nuns on the Bus” was founded as a “rebuke” to Pope Benedict XVI and the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) after the latter criticized both the radically feminist Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) and NETWORK itself.

The sister defies Catholic teaching on several key issues, including abortion, homosexuality, and women’s “ordination” to the priesthood. In 2016, she suggested that abortions are sometimes warranted in order to properly provide for a family.

In her interview with Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! when discussing abortion, Campbell said, “The challenge is, for women striving to care for their families, the urgent necessity of being able to feed children means that you’re going to make tough choices sometimes.”

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TAKE ACTION: Contact John Petillo, President of Sacred Heart, at 203-371-7900 or president@sacredheart.edu, and let him know what you think.