Catholic Bishop Richard Lennon condemns new federal policy on providing birth control

Feb 1, 2012 Full story: Cleveland.com 8

Catholic Bishop Richard Lennon: "Unless this rule is overturned, Catholics will be compelled either to violate our consciences or to drop health care coverage for our employees." CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Bishop Richard Lennon has joined a chorus of Catholic bishops across the country in condemning a new federal Starting next year, the U.S. Department of ... (more)

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Bishop Bs

Lakewood, OH

#1 Feb 4, 2012
Bishop Richard Lennon condems birth control yet sanctions child rape.

What a steward of God..........NOT.
Pax et Bonum

Atwater, OH

#2 Feb 6, 2012
Bishop Bs wrote:
Bishop Richard Lennon condems birth control yet sanctions child rape.
What a steward of God..........NOT.
I am no fan of Bishop Lennon but I have not heard of him sanctioning "child rape." Prove your statement, please.

“Boot to the Head”

Since: Jul 08

Mogadore, OH

#3 Feb 7, 2012
Pax et Bonum wrote:
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I am no fan of Bishop Lennon but I have not heard of him sanctioning "child rape." Prove your statement, please.
No proof, he just wants to make an angry and unsubstantiated comm-box swipe at the Church in general.
Pax et Bonum

Atwater, OH

#4 Feb 7, 2012
Cathoholic wrote:
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No proof, he just wants to make an angry and unsubstantiated comm-box swipe at the Church in general.
I understand the anger though. The closings and mergings of parishes has been painful and unfortunately not always done in a pastoral way.

“Boot to the Head”

Since: Jul 08

Mogadore, OH

#5 Feb 7, 2012
Pax et Bonum wrote:
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I understand the anger though. The closings and mergings of parishes has been painful and unfortunately not always done in a pastoral way.
We had a different experience in our cluster. However, the choices were fairly clear cut. Still painful.
Pax et Bonum

Atwater, OH

#6 Feb 7, 2012
Cathoholic wrote:
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We had a different experience in our cluster. However, the choices were fairly clear cut. Still painful.
I am glad your experience was better than what others experienced. A lot depended on who was assigned as pastor. We went from one that collaborated with his parishioners to one who has a more "My way or the highway attitude." It hasn't been pretty.

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#7 Feb 7, 2012
aaaaaaawwwwhhh what a shame.... catholic churches having to close..... lolololo,o

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#8 Feb 8, 2012
Lilith_SatansWhore wrote:
aaaaaaawwwwhhh what a shame.... catholic churches having to close..... lolololo,o
Close them all. Turn the properties into something productive.

Daycare
Homeless shelter
Hair salon
Pet grooming
Shelters for battered women/children
Bed and breakfast
Vocational school

A ton of things can be done with a church. A few should be kept as museums where people can see the savage history of religion.

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