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Father Pfleger Bashed Clintons...Again
ABC ^ | June 1 | Jake Tapper

Posted on 06/01/2008 2:02:38 PM PDT by PghBaldy

Apparently last Sunday, Father Michael Pfleger -- the fiery liberal activist and longtime friend and associate of Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois -- gave another sermon mentioning the Clintons disparagingly, in addition to the one he gave at Obama's (now former) church.

At his own church, St. Sabina's, Pfleger said, "Hillary and McCain would wish they had a preacher with the integrity of Jeremiah Wright. … They got some old weak preacher…some old Joel Osteen cotton candy preacher."

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: hillary; joelosteen; lhudesingcuccu; obama; osteen; pastor; pfleger; religiousleft
AND- Bill & Chelsea went to Osteens church on March 2.
1 posted on 06/01/2008 2:02:39 PM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: PghBaldy

This guy needs to be defrocked. Unfortunately some of the bishops seem all to content with ignoring these problems.


2 posted on 06/01/2008 2:06:11 PM PDT by Shadow44
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To: PghBaldy

Clergyman Death Match!

Don't miss it.

3 posted on 06/01/2008 2:08:16 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Given such dismal choices, I guess I'll vote for the old guy.)
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To: PghBaldy

He should keep talking...then everyone will know he is a pure, unadulterated jackass. He’s NO Priest I can tell ya that.


4 posted on 06/01/2008 2:09:24 PM PDT by cubreporter
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To: PghBaldy
Does this Holy Ass and vice-versa not belong to a Roman Catholic diocese?

Has his Bishop no ecclesiastical discipline? This biy needs to be on bread and water in a Benedictine Monastery in Poland for the next 90 days.

5 posted on 06/01/2008 2:09:44 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (GOP Plank: Pump MORE US Crude--2Xrefining capacity -- Coal /METHANOL fuel-- Build Nukes)
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To: PghBaldy
At his own church, St. Sabina's, Pfleger said, "Hillary and McCain would wish they had a preacher with the integrity of Jeremiah Wright. Oh really...then hear Oblahma sing about Rev. Wright is wrong.... http://www.tonebee.com/Ringtone_Maker-Paul_Shanklin-mp3_ringtones_artist_21496.html
6 posted on 06/01/2008 2:19:43 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: tflabo

link to post 6 ...

http://www.tonebee.com/Ringtone_Maker-Paul_Shanklin-mp3_ringtones_artist_21496.html


7 posted on 06/01/2008 2:21:02 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: PghBaldy

What kinds of Christians ARE these preachers? I’m new to the whole religious thing...and I love going to church...if I heard anyting like that I’d walk out and never go back..I go to church to get away from all of that...like a sanctuary. If I want that kind of talk, I’d stay home and watch the Sunday news shows. WHAT IS GOING ON IN THIS COUNTRY?


8 posted on 06/01/2008 2:41:53 PM PDT by Hildy
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To: Kenny Bunk
Michael Pfleger has been the pastor of St. Sabina on the south side of Chicago for a long time, way past the normal cycle for a parish in the Chicago archdiocese. There have been rumors about Cardinal George rotating him out, but I suspect there are two reasons why this has not happened:

1. NO other parish in Chicago would want him. Most Catholic parishes in Chicago are heavily tied to the ethnic group in the neighborhood, and Pfleger would wear out his welcome anywhere in a few weeks, or more likely days.

2. Any priest who has to replace Pfleger at St. Sabina would be a sacrifice, and that would a tough place to get a volunteer to go into.

And, of course, eh does not want to leave where he is. Just packing and shipping his ego would be an enormous strain on a man of his age.

9 posted on 06/01/2008 2:42:47 PM PDT by Bernard (If you always tell the truth, you never have to remember exactly what you said.)
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To: PghBaldy

Whatever doctrinal differences I may have with Joel Osteen, I’ve never heard him use racial bigotry to inspire his congregation to more of same. It’s too bad Mr. Pfleger wasn’t inspired by Frederick Price instead of the likes of Jeremiah Wright.


10 posted on 06/01/2008 2:51:31 PM PDT by skr (I serve a risen Savior!)
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To: Hildy
WHAT IS GOING ON IN THIS COUNTRY?

It's the Chicago cesspool; not the country.

11 posted on 06/01/2008 2:52:46 PM PDT by browardchad ("We are all mavericks now." -- Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Shadow44
This guy needs to be defrocked.

Why? He's speaking out against the Clintons - maybe he senses evil. Have you read the Vanity Fair piece on the Clintons? It'll spook you.

12 posted on 06/01/2008 2:56:41 PM PDT by GOPJ
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To: cubreporter

The BIG circus comes to America.


13 posted on 06/01/2008 2:58:04 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Obama has shown the world what “Hell Holes” some American churches are.


14 posted on 06/01/2008 3:04:52 PM PDT by tessalu
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To: Hildy
It's called "Black Liberation Theology!" It is NOT about Christianity, it's about Victimhood, who wronged "me" and "how to get even with whitey."

The fact that any of these "congregations" warrant the same deduction as real houses of worship, where Jesus and God are the subject not ME/I/ME, is an abomination.

Jerk their 501(c)3's and put them down as hate-filled "houses of racism, anger and rage."

15 posted on 06/01/2008 3:09:15 PM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: zerosix

I like your idea.

Obama and his leaders give America a good look at what goes on in places that call themselves churches.


16 posted on 06/01/2008 3:19:05 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U
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To: GOPJ

He speaks out agains the Clintons so he can shrill for Obama. He shouldn’t really be even talking about that kind of stuff at all.


17 posted on 06/01/2008 3:21:06 PM PDT by Shadow44
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To: Bernard

You’ve just listed three good reasons to close the church and ship Pfleger out. This isn’t a business — it’s a church. It’s mission is to bring souls to Christ, not promote a candidate, degrade white people, or tell blacks that racism is just as prevalent now as it was fifty years ago. If this is the best the Chicago Diocese can do, then give it up.


18 posted on 06/01/2008 3:37:01 PM PDT by browardchad ("We are all mavericks now." -- Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Hildy

I have been a Christian my whole life, and I would get up and walk out on a hate filled, racist sermin. Anyone of conscience and decency would.


19 posted on 06/01/2008 3:40:16 PM PDT by passionfruit (When illegals become legal, even they won't do work American's won't do)
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To: Hildy

Hildy, hang in there. Read the Bible, study it, you’ll find what Wright and these others of his ilk espouse is NOT Christianity. We are always warned of false prophets and wolves in sheep’s clothing, always. That’s why it pays to KNOW what you are hearing and to be discerning so that you will not be influenced or led astray by this evil.


20 posted on 06/01/2008 4:01:35 PM PDT by brushcop (B-Co. 2/69 3rd Infantry Div., "Sledgehammer!" ...and keep hammering 'em!)
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To: GOPJ

I wonder if “Father Flakey” realizes he might soon become a candidate for an unexpected sudden `Arkancide’.

Say whatever about the Klintoons, they follow old Joe Kennedy’s advice to the letter,

“Don’t get mad, get even.”


21 posted on 06/01/2008 4:08:43 PM PDT by elcid1970 (My cartridges are dipped in pig grease.)
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To: NYer

He is at it again.


22 posted on 06/01/2008 4:11:32 PM PDT by mware (Americans in armchairs doing the work of the media)
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To: Bernard
I have heard that Pfleger has bulked at being transferred from St Sabina

Rumor has it he has said if he is transferred he is taking his people and leaving.

M

23 posted on 06/01/2008 4:15:44 PM PDT by mware (Americans in armchairs doing the work of the media)
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To: Hildy
"I’m new to the whole religious thing...and I love going to church"

Good on you. Keep the faith. Obviously this "priest" (in name only) has strayed.

24 posted on 06/01/2008 4:19:45 PM PDT by BipolarBob (Yes I backed over the vampire but I swear I didn't see it in my rearview mirror.)
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To: brushcop

Ironically, that was one of the topics at Church today.


25 posted on 06/01/2008 4:27:26 PM PDT by Hildy
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26 posted on 06/01/2008 4:42:02 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_________________________Profile updated Friday, May 30, 2008)
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To: Hildy

An answer to your first question, they are no kind of Christians. They have abused and used their authority in the Chuch to lead many astray and will suffer greatly for it. I too would be out of any church in heartbeat if that kind of bologna and profanity was spewing from a pastors lips. What is going on in this Country is what has been prophisied. I am notsaying the end is near, but the end in coming, things are getting worse, there really are more earth quakes, more floods, more famines, more disease tahan ever before. Take heart Christ told us so, and we know who wins. Pray for your fellow man, no matter how idiotic they seem.


27 posted on 06/01/2008 4:48:05 PM PDT by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked. Prov. 25:26)
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To: browardchad

I never thought the catholic church was a purveyor of racial hatred. I know many of it’s members are, especially in Chicago, but the Church itself...no. In Chicago you got the Irish, the Polish, the Mexicans, some Germans, some blacks. I love the Church, but I don’t understand it and why it’s tolerated. I come from southern rural america, but I’ve never seen it like this.


28 posted on 06/01/2008 4:56:18 PM PDT by virgil
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To: Hildy

I’ve gone to church my entire life, and I’ve never heard anything like this preaching...I’m wondering about it myself. I thought churches would lose their tax-exempt status for doing politics...Why isn’t that law being enforced??


29 posted on 06/01/2008 5:02:39 PM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: PghBaldy

He didn’t attack the Clintons. He attacked the preacher of the church they attended.


30 posted on 06/01/2008 5:53:02 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Hildy

“and I love going to church...”

I am proud of you, Hildy.


31 posted on 06/01/2008 5:54:15 PM PDT by combat_boots (She lives! 22 weeks, 9.5 inches. Go, baby, go!)
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To: SunkenCiv
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32 posted on 06/01/2008 6:08:25 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: Hildy

Hang in there and hang tough, keep the faith. This priest in question is not true to his Catholic faith and is an embaressment to the RC Church.


33 posted on 06/01/2008 7:18:12 PM PDT by Biggirl (A biggirl with a big heart for God's animal creation, with 4 cats in my life as proof. =^..^=)
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To: PghBaldy
mentioning the Clintons disparagingly

And that is wrong, because?

34 posted on 06/01/2008 7:22:29 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Are you ready to pray for Teddy?)
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To: Biggirl

I don’t think it’s a “Catholic” church.


35 posted on 06/01/2008 9:12:14 PM PDT by Hildy
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To: Bernard
I feel that you do not properly appreciate Fr. Phleger's incredible ecclesiastical accomplishments. After years of study in various seminaries, in which he was exposed to classical languages, the works of the early Church Fathers, and theological nuances of every kind, he has managed, despite these handicaps, to turn himself into a funky African-American Preacher Urban Charlatan Ghetto Rabble Rouser Implied Extortionist....

just like The Rev. Jeremiah Wright. Of course, Rev. Wright had a built-in pigmentation advantage .... but not much ... and he certainly didn't have Fr. Phleger's education to hold him back.

But wait! (As Billy Mays says) There's more! This whole preacher thing is a well orchestrated distraction designed to take our keen freeper eyes off'n the ball.

Algonquin J. Obama, whose mommie is a commie, has been hangin' out with genuine commie bomb throwers like Bill Ayers, and the ACORN Gang ever since he was old enough to mix a metaphor with an oxymoron, and a fib. He has been thicker than thieves with these people for decades.

Come on! Who really cares what these ghetto pulpit pimps have to say?

The real scoop on Mamma Obama's baby boy is that he is a unique, sweet-talkin' combo of Chicago Machine crook and Marxist agitator of the old school. In comparison, Mrs. B.J. Clinton, who has many a moldering left-wing skeleton in her closet, really is a RINO!

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36 posted on 06/02/2008 7:36:26 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (GOP Plank: Pump MORE US Crude--2Xrefining capacity -- Coal /METHANOL fuel-- Build Nukes)
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To: Bernard
I feel that you do not properly appreciate Fr. Phleger's incredible ecclesiastical accomplishments. After years of study in various seminaries, in which he was exposed to classical languages, the works of the early Church Fathers, and theological nuances of every kind, he has managed, despite these handicaps, to turn himself into a funky African-American Preacher Urban Charlatan Ghetto Rabble Rouser Implied Extortionist....

just like The Rev. Jeremiah Wright. Of course, Rev. Wright had a built-in pigmentation advantage .... but not much ... and he certainly didn't have Fr. Phleger's education to hold him back.

But wait! (As Billy Mays says) There's more! This whole preacher thing is a well orchestrated distraction designed to take our keen freeper eyes off'n the ball.

Algonquin J. Obama, whose mommie is a commie, has been hangin' out with genuine commie bomb throwers like Bill Ayers, and the ACORN Gang ever since he was old enough to mix a metaphor with an oxymoron, and a fib. He has been thicker than thieves with these people for decades.

Come on! Who really cares what these ghetto pulpit pimps have to say?

The real scoop on Mamma Obama's baby boy is that he is a unique, sweet-talkin' combo of Chicago Machine crook and Marxist agitator of the old school. In comparison, Mrs. B.J. Clinton, who has many a moldering left-wing skeleton in her closet, really is a RINO!

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37 posted on 06/02/2008 7:37:32 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (GOP Plank: Pump MORE US Crude--2Xrefining capacity -- Coal /METHANOL fuel-- Build Nukes)
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To: Bernard

Forgive the double post and PFLEGER


38 posted on 06/02/2008 7:39:03 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (GOP Plank: Pump MORE US Crude--2Xrefining capacity -- Coal /METHANOL fuel-- Build Nukes)
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To: PghBaldy

Hey, he can’t say those things about the Clintons. Only WE can say those things about the Clintons.


39 posted on 06/02/2008 7:39:38 AM PDT by dfwgator ( This tag blank until football season.)
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To: Kenny Bunk
Nah, if he's a Chicago parish priest, that means he probably went to Quigley South, or may have been one of the last graduates from Quigley North before that was closed because there weren't enough students. Chances are he learned more about Chicago-style politics than any teachings of early Church Fathers.

Which helps explain why the church kept him around; it was him or an empty set of vestments.

And anybody who brings Billy Mays into a post is always welcome to post twice; it helps CONVEY THE IMPORTANCE!!! :)

40 posted on 06/02/2008 7:46:34 PM PDT by Bernard (If you always tell the truth, you never have to remember exactly what you said.)
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