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McGreevey mulling Episcopal priesthood
star ledger ^ | 5-2-07 | Sapone

Posted on 05/02/2007 11:11:59 AM PDT by doug from upland

McGreevey mulling Episcopal priesthood Posted by The Star-Ledger May 02, 2007 12:08PM Categories: News

Patti Sapone/The Star-Ledger Former Gov. James E. McGreevey appears during custody proceedings in the Union County Courthouse last week.Former Gov. James E. McGreevey has started the process to become a priest in his newly adopted Episcopal faith and hopes to begin a three-year seminary program in the fall.

McGreevey, who often described himself as a devout Catholic while in public office, was officially received into the Episcopal religion on Sunday, at St. Bartholomew's Church in Manhattan, and is now part of the church's "discernment" phase that usually precedes any seminary work, said the Rev. Kevin Bean, vicar at St. Bartholomew.

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1 posted on 05/02/2007 11:12:04 AM PDT by doug from upland
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To: doug from upland

Just go away....


2 posted on 05/02/2007 11:12:58 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: All

What could be better? How about the BILL CLINTON RAPE HOTLINE?


3 posted on 05/02/2007 11:13:21 AM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: Liz

You aren’t going to believe this!!


4 posted on 05/02/2007 11:13:39 AM PDT by TommyDale ("Can debate over four hours with no need to call a doctor!")
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To: doug from upland

Satire is less funny when it actually happens in real life.


5 posted on 05/02/2007 11:13:45 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: doug from upland

Oh my! My former church continues its decent into godless decandence.


6 posted on 05/02/2007 11:13:50 AM PDT by Neville72 (uist)
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To: Neville72

Your church has the gay priests and mine has the child molestor priests. Pretty disgusting.


7 posted on 05/02/2007 11:15:24 AM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: doug from upland

Oh, yeah, I guess now the Episcopalians need their own “gay priest” scandals!!

Interesting in light of all that the Catholic Church has gone through in recent years...... how could any “church” willingly accept someone of McGreevey’s background (admitted stranger gay sex at highway rest-stops, etc.) to the priesthood???


8 posted on 05/02/2007 11:16:00 AM PDT by Enchante (Reid and Pelosi Defeatocrats: Surrender Now - Peace for Our Time!!)
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To: doug from upland

I don’t know about your diocese, but ours got rid of the child molesters back in the 80s. They are in prison, exiled in remote monasteries, or dead.


9 posted on 05/02/2007 11:16:12 AM PDT by AnAmericanMother ((Ministrix of Ye Chase, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment)))
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To: doug from upland

Scrappleface?..........The Onion?.........MAD TV?..........SNL?..............NO, IT’s FOR FREAKIN’ REAL!...........


10 posted on 05/02/2007 11:16:17 AM PDT by Red Badger (My gerund got caught in my diphthong, and now I have a dangling participle...............)
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To: doug from upland

marvelous...another faggot priest waiting to rape young boys. Why not a Boy Scout leader?


11 posted on 05/02/2007 11:16:35 AM PDT by Ouderkirk (Don't you think it's interesting how death and destruction seems to happen wherever Muslims gather.)
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To: doug from upland

Anyone see his wife on Oprah yesterday? Holy smokes, and God forgive me, but his wife is, well, lacking a certain amount of gray matter.

However, it was fun to watch as Oprah tried to pry information out of her. My word, it was like grabbing smoke.

Oprah’s last question: “Are you still healing?”

Oy.


12 posted on 05/02/2007 11:16:57 AM PDT by RexBeach (Americans never quit. -Douglas MacArthur)
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To: Neville72
Did McGreevey renounce his unnatural vice? Or does the Episcopal Church have no standards? To be fair, Augustine Of Hippo led a life of sin and depravity before becoming a devout Catholic.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

13 posted on 05/02/2007 11:17:24 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: doug from upland

Does this mean he has to divest from his Israeli boyfriend?


14 posted on 05/02/2007 11:18:18 AM PDT by Tribune7 (A bleeding heart does nothing but ruin the carpet)
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To: doug from upland

This is actually classic behavior.

Many homosexuals try to escape their demons by running into the ‘priesthood’ thinking that it will help them stop.

It rarely does anything more than increase the number of homosexual priests.


15 posted on 05/02/2007 11:18:36 AM PDT by GourmetDan
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To: doug from upland
Welcome to Big Gay Gene's Big Gay Episcopal Church!

(McGreevey has plenty of practice kneeling.)

16 posted on 05/02/2007 11:21:02 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: goldstategop
Did McGreevey renounce his unnatural vice? Or does the Episcopal Church have no standards?

The Episcopal Church has an openly gay Bishop.

17 posted on 05/02/2007 11:22:27 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: doug from upland

Why am I not surprised? Dear Fatherly God, why have you forsaken us suffering Episcopalians?


18 posted on 05/02/2007 11:23:54 AM PDT by meandog (For me it's either Fred Thompson or John McCain, and 2nd Amendment rights!)
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To: Huber

Is this suitable for your Anglican ping list?


20 posted on 05/02/2007 11:26:45 AM PDT by fgoodwin (Fundamentalist, right-wing nut and proud father of a Star Scout!)
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To: goldstategop
Did McGreevey renounce his unnatural vice?

I don't know, but I have a guess.

21 posted on 05/02/2007 11:26:49 AM PDT by outofstyle
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To: TonyRo76

“Because unlike limp-wristed “church” denominations that have abandoned all moral sense, the Boy Scouts stand firm, embrace truth, and reject decadence.:

As an assistant Scout Master I agree with the two leader deep regulation. Their are plenty of wolves in sheep clothing out there who would love nothing better than to get near a bunch of young boys. Every now and then one does sneak in and the consequences are terrible.


22 posted on 05/02/2007 11:28:21 AM PDT by reagandemo (The battle is near are you ready for the sacrifice?)
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To: doug from upland

I guess he likes all those fabulous robes....


23 posted on 05/02/2007 11:30:05 AM PDT by ConservativeDude (")
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To: doug from upland; Gamecock; Alex Murphy; 1000 silverlings; blue-duncan; xzins; P-Marlowe; ...
BWAAAAAA-LOL-HAHAHA!!!

"A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident." -- Proverbs 14:16

25 posted on 05/02/2007 11:31:43 AM PDT by Dr. Eckleburg ("I don't think they want my respect; I think they want my submission." - Flemming Rose)
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To: doug from upland

So I am guessing it was the “secular” Mr. McGreevey who exposed his 5 year old child to gay portraiture over the bed?


26 posted on 05/02/2007 11:32:41 AM PDT by redstates4ever
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To: doug from upland

I can’t wait for the movie, “Swinging My Way” with Bing Crosby as Father McGreevey.


27 posted on 05/02/2007 11:33:32 AM PDT by csn vinnie
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To: doug from upland

unfreakinbelievable!

But still pretty typical of the lefties.


28 posted on 05/02/2007 11:33:49 AM PDT by Brilliant
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29 posted on 05/02/2007 11:34:31 AM PDT by Huber (And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. - John 1:5)
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To: doug from upland
YIKES! You just can't make this stuff up! It's like it writes itself.

I suspect before long, McGreevey will become suicidal and off himself......in drag.

30 posted on 05/02/2007 11:36:03 AM PDT by paulcissa (The first requirement of Liberalism is to stand on your head and tell the world they're upside down)
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To: doug from upland

McGreevey is a uer and a kook and he is just using every scam he can to make money and gain prominence.


31 posted on 05/02/2007 11:37:04 AM PDT by Williams
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To: TonyRo76; meandog
Be strong and of good cheer! He's actually sending y'all some pretty good life rafts...

Amen, Tony. His will be done.

"Be not afraid, only believe." -- Mark 5:36

32 posted on 05/02/2007 11:37:09 AM PDT by Dr. Eckleburg ("I don't think they want my respect; I think they want my submission." - Flemming Rose)
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To: doug from upland

On the plus side, McGreevy is giving gay marriage a bad name. You know he had to be ordered not to sleep in bed with his lover and daughter, and to take down a nude photo in the bedroom. What a messed up degenerate.


33 posted on 05/02/2007 11:38:46 AM PDT by Williams
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To: doug from upland

when I saw the headline, I was sure it was scrappleface or the onion. But I guess this is too bizarre even for them.


34 posted on 05/02/2007 11:39:54 AM PDT by Mom MD (The scorn of fools is music to the ears of the wise)
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To: Mom MD

OJ NAMED HEAD CHEF AT BENIHANA


35 posted on 05/02/2007 11:41:19 AM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: doug from upland

A good one!
Coming from N.J., I needed a good laugh.


36 posted on 05/02/2007 11:44:04 AM PDT by stanz (Those who don't believe in evolution should go jump off the flat edge of the Earth.)
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To: doug from upland

Perfect. Perfect.


37 posted on 05/02/2007 11:45:34 AM PDT by jimfree (Freep and ye shall find)
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To: TonyRo76

To their credit the BSA has taken the arrows and stood up to the homo-lobby and pressure groups and sttod firm on principle.


38 posted on 05/02/2007 11:46:45 AM PDT by Ouderkirk (Don't you think it's interesting how death and destruction seems to happen wherever Muslims gather.)
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To: doug from upland

This is scrapple face right???


39 posted on 05/02/2007 11:50:12 AM PDT by rod1 (uake)
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To: doug from upland

Does McGreevey realize that “Episcopal” is an anagram for “Pepsi Cola”?


41 posted on 05/02/2007 11:53:51 AM PDT by Ignatz (Did you know that before the internal combustion engine, there was no weather at all?)
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To: doug from upland

EPISCOPAL NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT THE SAME AS Roman Catholic. So do not go there.


42 posted on 05/02/2007 11:54:10 AM PDT by Fred (Democrat Party - "The Nadir of Nihilism")
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To: doug from upland

The two deserve each other.


43 posted on 05/02/2007 11:56:26 AM PDT by FormerLib (Sacrificing our land and our blood cannot buy protection from jihad.-Bishop Artemije of Kosovo)
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To: doug from upland
David Ferry in the hotel room, right out of JFK.

All I wanted, in the world, was to be a catholic priest. Live in a monastery, pray, serve God. I had one fuc***'... one terrible fuc***' weakness. And they defrocked me!

44 posted on 05/02/2007 12:00:43 PM PDT by Niteranger68 (I like Fred, but WILL be supporting the Republican nominee.)
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To: goldstategop

“Did McGreevey renounce his unnatural vice?”

Why should he do that? The Episcopal Church’s new morality is “let er rip” “Anything goes”

Maybe he’ll be ordained by the queer bishop who left his wife and family to shack up with a man.

Two peas in a pod.


45 posted on 05/02/2007 12:19:34 PM PDT by Neville72 (uist)
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To: goldstategop
Did McGreevey renounce his unnatural vice?

The only "unnatural vice" proscribed by today's Episcopal Church is Christian faith.

46 posted on 05/02/2007 12:24:44 PM PDT by madprof98 ("moritur et ridet" - salvianus)
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To: goldstategop
Did McGreevey renounce his unnatural vice? Or does the Episcopal Church have no standards?

One of the Bishops in the ECUSA was elected to that office after having left his wife and daughters for another man. He is now planning to wed his current male lover. So McGreevey should have a great future with the Episcopalians.

47 posted on 05/02/2007 12:31:15 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: TommyDale

I can’t stop laughing.


48 posted on 05/02/2007 12:32:58 PM PDT by CdMGuy
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To: doug from upland
and mine has the child molestor priests

I didn't know you were in the Presbyterian Church USA.

Church shaken by sex charges vs. ex-ass't pastor
http://www.philly.com/dailynews/local/20070424_Church_shaken_by_sex_charges_vs__ex-asst_pastor.html

49 posted on 05/02/2007 12:33:23 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: doug from upland

What, you thought he was going to take up an honest job?


50 posted on 05/02/2007 12:35:25 PM PDT by GadareneDemoniac
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