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The Case for Gay Acceptance in the Catholic Church (Mega Hurl Kennedy alert)
The Atlantic ^ | March 28, 2012 | Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

Posted on 03/28/2012 12:51:21 PM PDT by C19fan

On St. Patrick's Day I had the pleasure of speaking to about 350 Catholics who gathered together to attend a conference put on by New Ways Ministry, which is an effort to support the LGBT community in the Catholic Church. The women and men I spoke to included nuns and priests, children who had come out and parents who wanted to be supportive. Two female priests gave me special blessing and I left the meeting inspired by the devotion of those who attended.

New Ways Ministry has a critical mission, since changing the Church will help those who suffer from ill treatment not only here in the United States but around the world, where the Church has so much clout. The Church has millions of members in Africa and South America, where being gay or lesbian can lead to a death sentence.

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KEYWORDS: catholic; cino; gays; homosexualagenda; kennedy
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To: Buckeye McFrog

They are accepted by the Catholic Church. They are welcome to come to Mass anytime.

Just don’t expect your behavior to be accepted.
Hate the sin, love the sinner.

This Catholic just announced his divorce to priest and friends among parishioners. And I’ve never received more love and support.

41 posted on 03/28/2012 6:36:39 PM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Hold My Beer and Watch This!)
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To: Jvette

They are not aware of the contents of the Papal documents.

But you point out the reasons why.

42 posted on 03/28/2012 7:54:53 PM PDT by stanne
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To: C19fan; lilycicero; MaryLou1; glock rocks; JPG; Monkey Face; RIghtwardHo; pieces of time; ...

Freep-mail me to get on or off my pro-life and Catholic List:

Add me / Remove me

Please ping me to note-worthy Pro-Life or Catholic threads, or other threads of general interest.

43 posted on 03/28/2012 7:57:52 PM PDT by narses
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To: NKP_Vet

Ted Kennedy’s crucial role in defeating Marriage Amendment in Massachusetts Legislature

44 posted on 03/28/2012 8:23:39 PM PDT by massmike (Massachusetts: If they had just kept hanging witches a bit longer...........)
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To: Frank_2001

Female priest is like saying male priestess. At least the Wiccans aren’t afraid to use the correct term. These nutbars can’t even bring themselves to say what they would be if the Church ever would allow it. Which it won’t. Ever.


45 posted on 03/28/2012 8:54:33 PM PDT by Ransomed
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