The Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Ohio said its archbishop would never have granted permission for Joe Biden to hold an event at Mount St. Joseph University.
In a Tuesday statement, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr said he was not contacted by any involved party about Biden’s upcoming visit.
Biden will be speaking and answering questions at a CNN town hall at the Catholic university this week.
Full statement from the Cincinnati Archdiocese:
Statement regarding President Biden’s town hall meeting in Cincinnati
Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr has not been contacted by any involved party about the upcoming visit of President Joseph R. Biden to Cincinnati to participate in a CNN town hall meeting at Mount St. Joseph University. Archbishop Schnurr has therefore not been asked for, nor would he have granted, his approval for any such event to occur on Catholic premises. Mount St. Joseph University operates under the sponsorship of the Sisters of Charity and not under the direct oversight