“At this moment, allow me to respond to what has become somewhat of an intense, often belligerent reaction to a recent, and simply-stated truth: You cannot be Catholic and be a Democrat,” he said, calling his original video “beautiful,” and praising the number of views it got from around the world.
The original video made by Altman, the priest at St. James the Less in La Crosse, and produced by Alpha News MN, a far-right media outlet, received a massive response from people all over the country, and even some parts of the globe.
In the original video from August, Altman said any Catholic Democrats would be facing the fires of hell, and repeated common right-wing talking points against climate change, Planned Parenthood, Black Lives Matter and more. In his new video, he said that his statement was a “no-brainer.”
And you can see the video below.