Minn. Teen Denied Confirmation, Family Refused Communion Over Marriage Equality Support

Nov 16, 2012 Full story: EDGE 114

A Catholic priest in Barnesville, Minn., denied a 17-year-old boy confirmation after he discovered the boy posted a photo on Facebook where he made it clear that he supports gay marriage, the Detroit Lakes Tribune reports.

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“Trolls are Clueless”

Since: Dec 07

Aptos, California

#98 Nov 19, 2012
Jose wrote:
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I agree with you and like the famous 2 sayings go "I did not leave the church, the church left me" and "You do not need to be part of organized religion to be part of God".
Indeed.
SLIF

Georgetown, Canada

#99 Nov 19, 2012
Then ask the priest if he can donate money to the Catholic Church to help in their sex abuse cases.These people want everbody straight and breding children,and are anti-abortion and anti birth-control,because they want everybody popping out kids that they can molest.
SLIF

Georgetown, Canada

#100 Nov 19, 2012
Remember the Catholic Priest on M*A*S*H?What was he concerned about? The children at the Korean orphanage.

“The Black Mermaid”

Since: Aug 11

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#101 Nov 19, 2012
LuLu Ford wrote:
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True. I just checked out. Couldn't hang anymore. Joined the second largest group in California, the Ex-Catholics.
We have a Catholic bookstore nearby and they sell a book entitled "Recovering Catholics" - ever hear of it? That's what I am.

“Trolls are Clueless”

Since: Dec 07

Aptos, California

#102 Nov 19, 2012
Sherlayne wrote:
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We have a Catholic bookstore nearby and they sell a book entitled "Recovering Catholics" - ever hear of it? That's what I am.
The Catholic bookstore sells that?

“Trolls are Clueless”

Since: Dec 07

Aptos, California

#103 Nov 19, 2012
Author?

“Trolls are Clueless”

Since: Dec 07

Aptos, California

#104 Nov 19, 2012
SLIF wrote:
Then ask the priest if he can donate money to the Catholic Church to help in their sex abuse cases.These people want everbody straight and breding children,and are anti-abortion and anti birth-control,because they want everybody popping out kids that they can molest.
Not really. They are just in a conflicted position. They have a very strong stand on the sanctity of life as in, all life is valuable. The problem is, that 18,000 children starve to death everyday. There are too many people to do all the things which need to be done in the world so we have both a scarcity of food and meaningful jobs. They have overlooked quality of life issues. Life is valuable but we are all meant to suffer if we follow such a doctrine. This makes very little sense to me personally.

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#105 Nov 19, 2012
LuLu Ford wrote:
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Not really. They are just in a conflicted position. They have a very strong stand on the sanctity of life as in, all life is valuable. The problem is, that 18,000 children starve to death everyday. There are too many people to do all the things which need to be done in the world so we have both a scarcity of food and meaningful jobs. They have overlooked quality of life issues. Life is valuable but we are all meant to suffer if we follow such a doctrine. This makes very little sense to me personally.
The RCC sorely needs it's own imposed "cultural revolution" to get the privileged candyasses out their satin skirts and palaces, and into the innercities and 3rd world trenches.

“Trolls are Clueless”

Since: Dec 07

Aptos, California

#106 Nov 19, 2012
snyper wrote:
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The RCC sorely needs it's own imposed "cultural revolution" to get the privileged candyasses out their satin skirts and palaces, and into the innercities and 3rd world trenches.
Yes it does. It's not my job. I checked out.

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#107 Nov 20, 2012
LuLu Ford wrote:
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Yes it does. It's not my job. I checked out.
If you're ducking out on Resurrection, then things are starting to get bad.

“Trolls are Clueless”

Since: Dec 07

Aptos, California

#108 Nov 20, 2012
snyper wrote:
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If you're ducking out on Resurrection, then things are starting to get bad.
I got tired of the old paternal order of things. I lost my joy in doing what I was doing. The problem with the hierarchy is the way people just get disrespected and pass the same kind of disrespect on down the line. Who needs it?

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#109 Nov 21, 2012
LuLu Ford wrote:
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I got tired of the old paternal order of things. I lost my joy in doing what I was doing. The problem with the hierarchy is the way people just get disrespected and pass the same kind of disrespect on down the line. Who needs it?
There was a day when Resurrection was a progressive parish. Of course, it's first two pastors were gay.

“The Black Mermaid”

Since: Aug 11

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#110 Nov 21, 2012
LuLu Ford wrote:
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The Catholic bookstore sells that?
Yes, I don't remember the author but I'm sure you can find the name through amazon.com .

“The Black Mermaid”

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#111 Nov 21, 2012
LuLuFord - I looked on amazon.com ; there are a number of books with that title, different authors. Those books must be interesting, I'm sure!

“The Black Mermaid”

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#112 Nov 21, 2012
KirkW wrote:
The RCC have now become the thought police.
If you don't think the way they want you to they will deny you the sacraments.
One would think they are in the business of social modeling rather than saving souls.
Time for them to be taxed into oblivion.
Christ preached unconditional love, but the RCC is totally conditional!

“Trolls are Clueless”

Since: Dec 07

Aptos, California

#113 Nov 21, 2012
Sherlayne wrote:
LuLuFord - I looked on amazon.com ; there are a number of books with that title, different authors. Those books must be interesting, I'm sure!
Yes I looked. Seems the paternal order had overlooked the advancement of women as have the backward mullahs in the Middle East today. No society or organization can be great when it disrespects the gifts and talents of over 50% of its members.

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#114 Nov 21, 2012
LuLu Ford wrote:
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Yes I looked. Seems the paternal order had overlooked the advancement of women as have the backward mullahs in the Middle East today. No society or organization can be great when it disrespects the gifts and talents of over 50% of its members.
As the Church of England just reiterated yesterday in denying the episcopal ordination to it's women presbyters.

“Trolls are Clueless”

Since: Dec 07

Aptos, California

#115 Nov 22, 2012
snyper wrote:
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As the Church of England just reiterated yesterday in denying the episcopal ordination to it's women presbyters.
Organized religion sucks.

“Trolls are Clueless”

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Aptos, California

#116 Nov 22, 2012
Shameful.

I have nothing to lose. I walked away.

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#117 Nov 23, 2012
LuLu Ford wrote:
Shameful.
I have nothing to lose. I walked away.
Things will be getting far worse in the RCC, and it's going to last for quite a while. Ratzinger is placing hardliners in key positions throughout the hierarchy to guarantee those policies long after his death.

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