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Priest denies Sen. Durbin Holy Communion. Bp. Paprocki supports priest.

This is from LifeSite
Illinois bishop upholds priest’s decision to deny Communion to pro-abort Sen. Dick Durbin
SPRINGFIELD, IL, April 3, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, known for his outspoken defense of the right to life and … Continue reading

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Bp. Egan (D. Portsmouth): denial of Communion can be act of mercy, love

It is time for happy and articulate culture warriors to rise up and speak out.
The Bishop of Portsmouth, England, Most Reverend Philip Egan, explained clearly what every bishop and priest ought to be able to repeat in public with sincere … Continue reading

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Priest denies Communion to openly co-habitating lesbians

A friend sent me a note with a link to an article on a Kansas City, MO, news site. I wrote on this a few days ago, but am just returning to it now.
The note from my friend included this … Continue reading

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Fr. Reese, Pope Francis, and denial of Holy Communion

Over at National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap), the Jesuit Fr. Tom Reese is trying to explain away Pope Francis’s take on denial of Holy Communion to Catholics who are publicly out of step with the Church’s teachings.
Reese’s argument is, I … Continue reading

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Phil Lawler on “The betrayal of Father Guarnizo”

Phil Lawler on CWN has a piece worthy of your attention today.
Here are some excerpts:
The betrayal of Father Guarnizo
By Phil Lawler
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Bishop Knestout’s letter was entirely sympathetic to Johnson, entirely unsympathetic to Father Guarnizo. There was no hint that under … Continue reading

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Fr. Guarnizo has more to say about being removed from ministry in Washington D.C.

The case of Father Marcel Guarnizo, a priest working as an assistant in a parish in the Archdiocese of Washington DC who denied Communion to a Lesbian and her lover in the sacristy before a Mass, has gotten a lot … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! POLL ALERT! Should priest be removed because he denied lesbian Communion?

You know by now about the dust up in the Archdiocese of Washington DC, where a priest denied Holy Communion to a woman who had in private announced to him in an unrepentant way that she was a practicing lesbian. … Continue reading

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The “Lesbian Denied Communion” issue: some posts and updates

I initially posted on the story HERE.  Lot’s of comments, including excellent canonical points from Dr. Peters.
As a follow up I posted HERE about can. 915 and the denial of Holy Communion to sinners.
As an update, there is an op-ed in the … Continue reading

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Canonist Ed Peters on can. 915 and the denial of Holy Communion to sinners

If a priest has sure and reliable knowledge that a person ought not receive Communion, is he not obliged to deny it?  Tough call.
The great Canonical Defender, Dr. Ed Peters, might not have an open combox on his fine blog … Continue reading

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