"Pro-abortion legislation is a top priority for Argentinian President Alberto Fernández, who received the Eucharist with his concubine in St. Peter's Basilica recently at the hands of a Vatican official.
Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, administered the Eucharist to President Fernández and Fabiola Yáñez, his mistress, on Jan. 31.
Fernández civilly divorced his wife Marcela Luchetti in 2005 and began his affair with Yáñez, 22 years his junior, in 2014.
The two have been supportive of Fernández's son, Estanislao Fernández, an LGBT activist and popular drag queen — known as DYHZY in Argentina — who sported a rainbow flag at his father's presidential inauguration in December 2019.
'I have pride in my son, how can I not be proud? My son is a rights activist in that community. I would worry if my son was a criminal, but he is a great man,' Fernández said in a radio interview prior to the election.
Fernández ran for president on a leftist platform, including a vow to legalize abortion in the country.
'I am an activist for putting an end to the criminalization of abortion,' he said in November 2019...
The Vatican prelate who administered communion to Fernández and Yáñez, Bp. Sorondo, made headlines in 2018 for claiming the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) best implemented the Church's social doctrine.
'Right now, those who are best implementing the social doctrine of the Church are the Chinese,' Sorondo said. He justified the extreme position by saying young people do not take drugs in China and there is a 'positive national conscience' in the country.
Regarding Sorondo's claim, senior editor of The Stream John Zmirak said, 'He's the highest authority at the Vatican in charge of Catholic social teaching. Pope Francis never corrected him. So as of now, that's the official Vatican position. Good luck getting people to take 'Catholic social teaching' seriously after this.'
On Saturday, the CCP's Regulations on Religious Affairs went into effect, worsening the government crackdown on religious groups, especially the underground Church in China."
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