In January 2019, Bishop Walkowiak seemed to express frustration at the fact that Andrew Cuomo and other pro-abortion Catholics seem to face no repercussions for their actions. Walkowiak wrote that Cuomo’s “enthusiastic embrace of the ideology of the culture of death” is “diametrically opposed to the teachings of the Catholic Church.” However, “valid canonical remedies to address the scandal and harm done” seem to elude him.