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TayTay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-05 08:38 PM
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27. Calm down, he goes to Church in Boston,
It's okay. I found this on a Catholic fundie site. They were pissed off that the Senator was welcomed into the community of believers.

The Paulist Center
On Saturday at the Vigil Mass, Mr. Kerry received Communion again from the Paulist center. Fr. Joe Ciccone (Paulist Center): "We're following the directive of our archdiocese," said Father Joe Ciccone, who gave Kerry the Eucharist. "They have said we should give him communion."

This reply by Fr. Ciccone does not ring very true. In another story today on the Paulist center.

Sen. John Kerry regularly receives Communion {at a Church that} attracts Catholics uncomfortable with some of the Vatican's orthodox teachings or who otherwise feel alienated from the Roman Catholic Church.

The Paulist Center's congregation includes gay couples, whose adopted children are baptized there, unlike in some other Boston parishes. In November, its leaders refused to read aloud during Mass from a letter opposing gay marriage, as requested by the Massachusetts bishops.

The congregation is not geographical, but ideological, drawing people from as far as away as New Hampshire, said Drew Deskur, the center's music director and a parishioner for 25 years.

"It's not St. Around-the-Corner," Deskur said. "It's an intentional community that draws people from all over Boston. It tries to make sure that everyone feels welcome and that everyone participates in the liturgy."

Ahm, this is liberal Massachusetts. You don't actually think it would be hard to find a Church that would give John Kerry or any other Catholic communion now do ya? Geez, whatever happened to that 'land of the infidels' reputation we used to cultivate nationally. Geez, it's Boston people. No problemo.
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  -Oh, so that's why he's on crutches TayTay  Apr-07-05 07:59 AM   #0 
  - wasn't there a similar thing with his arm early in the campaign ?  JI7   Apr-07-05 08:02 AM   #1 
  - Yeah, that one was a mild infection  TayTay   Apr-07-05 08:07 AM   #2 
  - That seems crazy. What the hell was under their fingernails? Weird.  Pirate Smile   Apr-07-05 09:37 AM   #4 
  - he wrenched his shoulder  ginnyinWI   Apr-07-05 09:43 AM   #5 
  - On MSNBC, they just showed him viewing the Pope on his crutches.  Pirate Smile   Apr-07-05 09:35 AM   #3 
  - doh!  ginnyinWI   Apr-07-05 09:44 AM   #6 
  - The only place I've seen him  whometense   Apr-07-05 11:42 AM   #16 
  - I'm glad he got to go to Rome  Lavender Brown   Apr-07-05 10:00 AM   #8 
  - I wonder if the funeral will be a problem - He can't kneel, can he?  karynnj   Apr-07-05 10:34 AM   #12 
     - You know,  whometense   Apr-07-05 10:38 AM   #14 
        - Disgusting - but it sounds like over reaching  karynnj   Apr-07-05 11:23 AM   #15 
        - It was said in an article on the campaign by the Globe  LittleClarkie   Apr-07-05 04:16 PM   #20 
           - oh, that's so outrageous!  ginnyinWI   Apr-07-05 05:19 PM   #21 
              - It is filthy  WildEyedLiberal   Apr-07-05 07:12 PM   #22 
              - Calm down, he goes to Church in Boston,  TayTay   Apr-07-05 08:38 PM   #27 
                 - I know he doesn't have a problem in Boston  WildEyedLiberal   Apr-07-05 08:41 PM   #28 
                 - right you are  ginnyinWI   Apr-07-05 11:49 PM   #29 
                 - Actually they aren't supposed to refuse anyone  elshiva   Apr-08-05 02:56 PM   #30 
              - As a former Catholic,  karynnj   Apr-07-05 07:25 PM   #23 
                 - What tributes? What did I miss?  LittleClarkie   Apr-07-05 07:30 PM   #24 
                    - Tributes  karynnj   Apr-07-05 07:38 PM   #25 
                       - No problem,  LittleClarkie   Apr-07-05 08:03 PM   #26 
  - I like David Wade  ginnyinWI   Apr-07-05 09:55 AM   #7 
  - do you think this is worth posting in GD?  ginnyinWI   Apr-07-05 10:23 AM   #9 
  - I do. I think a lot of people would be interested.  Pirate Smile   Apr-07-05 10:27 AM   #10 
  - Relieved to hear that he's ok  karynnj   Apr-07-05 10:28 AM   #11 
  - Thanks for clearing that up.  whometense   Apr-07-05 10:35 AM   #13 
  - Wasn't there something wrong with his throat also?  politicasista   Apr-07-05 11:52 AM   #17 
     - Jayzus, he's falling apart out there  TayTay   Apr-07-05 12:37 PM   #18 
        - Dick Cheney is only 3 years older  karynnj   Apr-07-05 01:46 PM   #19 

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