Catholic school cancels speech by Kennedy widow

Apr 3, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: The Washington Post

A small Catholic college in Massachusetts has been pressured by the local bishop into canceling an invitation to the widow of Sen.

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paul shykora arts

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..strange...vhy???...eh..

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paul shykora arts wrote:
..strange...vhy???...eh..
If you read the first few lines of the article you would know.

The Kennedys are Evil people. They built their fortune in organized crime (bootlegging) and make no apologies for it.

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Just not stupid about it.

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paul shykora arts wrote:
..strange...vhy???...eh..
Her support of abortion and gay rights ..
That is against Catholic teaching ..
It tells you why they cancelled early on in the article

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gay marriage ..
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What a horrible thing to do to this little college and to this wonderful person. The Catholic Church continues to show that it has no love for God's children, in direct opposition to the teachings of Jesus. While I am not surprised, I AM disgusted.

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What a horrible thing to do to this little college and to this wonderful person. The Catholic Church continues to show that it has no love for God's children, in direct opposition to the teachings of Jesus. While I am not surprised, I AM disgusted.
Love the sinner but hate the sin. Know you want to cry foul to the church when you have done nothing but spit on it the whole time. You can't have it both ways girlfriend!

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Love the sinner but hate the sin. Know you want to cry foul to the church when you have done nothing but spit on it the whole time. You can't have it both ways girlfriend!
Sorry, but your post makes no sense. While i was teaching, I would have given it an F.

Guessing at your meaning, however, Mrs. Kennedy is no more a sinner than you are, yet the Catholic Church continues to pick and choose who they extend their acceptance to. Not Christian in the least.

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Sorry, but your post makes no sense. While i was teaching, I would have given it an F.
Guessing at your meaning, however, Mrs. Kennedy is no more a sinner than you are, yet the Catholic Church continues to pick and choose who they extend their acceptance to. Not Christian in the least.
What is the Church suppose to do when the people that "claim" to be Catholics sh*t on their beliefs? You were a school teacher, NOW I UNDERSTAND!!
It is "I" not "i" when you write it. Now we know why our kids are so f*cked up!!

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Retired SOF wrote:
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What is the Church suppose to do when the people that "claim" to be Catholics sh*t on their beliefs? You were a school teacher, NOW I UNDERSTAND!!
It is "I" not "i" when you write it. Now we know why our kids are so f*cked up!!
Nice hat !

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Nice hat !
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Thank you!! I am seeing how many people I can p*ss off!!

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Thank you!! I am seeing how many people I can p*ss off!!
Not me.

My brother-in-law was killed at the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. He was a New York City Fireman. His human remains were never found. He leaves a wife and 4 children.
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Love the sinner but hate the sin. Know you want to cry foul to the church when you have done nothing but spit on it the whole time. You can't have it both ways girlfriend!
*Love the sinner but hate the sin* is not from the catholic church
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It is one of Gandhi's catch phrases from Hinduism
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but *you* already knew that.....
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Pup C wrote:
gay marriage ..
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Marriage has nothing to do with churches; religion; or lack of religion thereof
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Churches don't sell marriage licenses
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*everybody* regardless of their religion or lack thereof; are required to purchase their $35 marriage license from the county courthouse so the clerk can record it in county family records (geneology) and establish legal kinship for the marriage partners
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$35 returns $467,562.00 in benefits over the life of a marriage
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/03/your-money/...
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What a deal!
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Thank you!! I am seeing how many people I can p*ss off!!
You won't p*ss us off; sweetie. We think Swamis are hot!
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You would be more amusing if you take the roman candle off your hat and stick it out your a*s
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Now *that* would be entertaining! ;o))

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Rainbow Kid wrote:
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Marriage has nothing to do with churches; religion; or lack of religion thereof
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Churches don't sell marriage licenses
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*everybody* regardless of their religion or lack thereof; are required to purchase their $35 marriage license from the county courthouse so the clerk can record it in county family records (geneology) and establish legal kinship for the marriage partners
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$35 returns $467,562.00 in benefits over the life of a marriage
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/03/your-money/...
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What a deal!
In the U.S., requireing a state issued marriage license in orde rto marry is a relatively new development. Even in the 20th Century, many states did not require one. And a lot of good arguments can be made, and have been made, that the governments should NOT be in the marriage business at all.

Prior to the socialism introduced here in the U.S. by the Democrats (aka The Socialists), in the 20th century, if 2 people were married, or if 2 people lived together without benefit of marriage, the "benefits" received by the married couple over the unmarried couple were ZERO. I.E. they were all treated EQUALLY.

EQUALLY ?! OMG ! What a revolutionary concept ! We can't have THAT !

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Speaking of government benefits, it was recently reported that unemployed "Octomom" Nadya Suleman is now recieving TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS ($ 2000.00) a month TAX FREE FROM THE GOVERNMENT in "benefits".
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FaFoxy wrote:
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In the U.S., requireing a state issued marriage license in orde rto marry is a relatively new development. Even in the 20th Century, many states did not require one. And a lot of good arguments can be made, and have been made, that the governments should NOT be in the marriage business at all.
Prior to the socialism introduced here in the U.S. by the Democrats (aka The Socialists), in the 20th century, if 2 people were married, or if 2 people lived together without benefit of marriage, the "benefits" received by the married couple over the unmarried couple were ZERO. I.E. they were all treated EQUALLY.
EQUALLY ?! OMG ! What a revolutionary concept ! We can't have THAT !
The problem was snarling christians would not sell marriage licenses to people who were not snarling christians; so everybody else fell thru the cracks
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The government had to establish order so it could keep track of who is who (geneology); and how many (census)

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What is the Church suppose to do when the people that "claim" to be Catholics sh*t on their beliefs? You were a school teacher, NOW I UNDERSTAND!!
It is "I" not "i" when you write it. Now we know why our kids are so f*cked up!!
You can be a Catholic and a thinking, feeling person as well. I know that is hard for someone who has never had an original thought in his life.
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FaFoxy wrote:
Speaking of government benefits, it was recently reported that unemployed "Octomom" Nadya Suleman is now recieving TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS ($ 2000.00) a month TAX FREE FROM THE GOVERNMENT in "benefits".
$2000mo is *way* below the poverty line for 9 people
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She needs a good public defender

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Rainbow Kid wrote:
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The problem was snarling christians would not sell marriage licenses to people who were not snarling christians; so everybody else fell thru the cracks
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The government had to establish order so it could keep track of who is who (geneology); and how many (census)
No, they didn't. In 1870 they had the ninth decennial census, and at that time which was during the huge influx of European immigrants into the U.S., not only were there NO marriage licenses required in the U.S., we didn't even have ANY immigration laws.

Marriage licenses did not start becoming required in some states until the 20th century, and it had NOTHING TO DO with geneology.

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