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At 'Justice for Immigrantsí Mass, bishop calls Jesus 'divine immigrant'
NCR ^ | Oct. 17, 2013 | Mary Stadnyk, Lois Rogers

Posted on 10/21/2013 7:51:04 AM PDT by haffast

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"Recalling the teaching of the Letter to the Ephesians, O'Connell stressed that "we are fellow citizens and members of the household of God.' The 'household of God' has no national boundaries ... the 'house of God' has no ZIP code.""

Let me be charitable:


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1 posted on 10/21/2013 7:51:04 AM PDT by haffast
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To: haffast
I'm no theologian but I'd say the Bishop is on very thin ice here.
2 posted on 10/21/2013 7:52:21 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: haffast
To Commies, the goal isn't to enable everyone to rise to their highest potential, but to smash everyone down to an equal level of misery.
3 posted on 10/21/2013 7:54:53 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: haffast

Jesus was a Jew in Jewish land. He was no immigrant. He was a citizen by right of birth.


4 posted on 10/21/2013 7:55:00 AM PDT by montag813 (NO AMNESTY * ENFORCE THE LAW * http://StandWithArizona.com)
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To: haffast

And there will always be a difference between God and Caesar as Jesus Himself explained.


5 posted on 10/21/2013 7:55:09 AM PDT by 353FMG ( I don't say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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An ‘immigrant’ if one can call it that, from a lawfully defined Roman province at the time, making his way to Jerusalem to pay his taxes......

Yep, I see these Mexicans trekking to DC all the time to pay their taxes.


6 posted on 10/21/2013 7:55:14 AM PDT by Gaffer
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Where did he illegally immigrate to? Where are the orchards he worked in? Did he have a fake green card? I’m sure the ancient Roman Empire has those records stashed away somewhere.


7 posted on 10/21/2013 7:55:46 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: haffast

render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s.

The Kingdom of God has no boundaries, the things that are Caesar’s have definite boundaries.

Immigrants are lawfully admitted within the boundaries, illegal aliens are not.


8 posted on 10/21/2013 8:01:58 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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> I’m no theologian but I’d say the Bishop is on very thin ice here.

I think so too. Please do go politico on us, Bishop. If you look at Jesus’ travels he didn’t venture that far from home (by todays standards)


9 posted on 10/21/2013 8:02:27 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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And Jesus, Mary and Joseph weren’t Homeless. They even left Jerusalem with some nice Parting Gifts.


10 posted on 10/21/2013 8:03:03 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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And Jesus, Mary and Joseph weren’t Homeless. They even left Jerusalem with some nice Parting Gifts.


11 posted on 10/21/2013 8:03:15 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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Jesus was not a “divine immigrant.” HE was in HIS homeland-Israel was/is HIS, it was the Romans/Philistines/Persians/Syrians who were the invaders/immigrants.


12 posted on 10/21/2013 8:04:18 AM PDT by madison10
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To: metmom; Alex Murphy; HarleyD
I'm so glad that The Roman Catholic Church™ is such a conservative voice.</sarc>
13 posted on 10/21/2013 8:06:01 AM PDT by Gamecock (Many Atheists take the stand: "There is no God AND I hate Him.")
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ACLU missing in action as usual when the anti-American liberal agenda is being advocated.


14 posted on 10/21/2013 8:06:55 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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Our Lord was not using the dust he walked on for personal enrichment for the producers in the land to carry Him financially, tend to his comforts, educate him, provide for his health, or His foodstamps, forgive his taxes, feed his family and friends, provide transportation and air time on the temple steps, ALL FOR FREE.

This is nonsense and propaganda of pure socialism, which the Church abhors.

Fuhgedda’bout it, Bishop.


15 posted on 10/21/2013 8:10:38 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: massgopguy

After losing on The Price Is Right?
(just joking!)

Still love the MadTV skit they did of the Terminator meeting Jesus.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bq7Efq4xLdg


16 posted on 10/21/2013 8:11:17 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: madison10

He must be referring to “Hey Seuss”.


17 posted on 10/21/2013 8:11:36 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Gamecock
Unfortunately this is all about MONEY"
The Catholic Church is eyeballing a whole new influx of Hispanic Catholics who will be seeking Houses of Worship in the new land of America.
in my humble opinion.
18 posted on 10/21/2013 8:12:41 AM PDT by Falcon4.0
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To: haffast

Oy Vey!

Yes, we are all...whatever

Priests are not allowed to get involved in politics.

The Church has a position on immigration. And it is that the Church is against promoting invasion and destruction of a country as the invasion, rendering the host country unable to provide for the poor in the future.

If he wants to interpret the Bible from the pulpit to make a political case, without consulting the catechism, the Catholic interpretation of the Bible by the great theologians, he can do so. No one is making him stay Catholic, but what he is saying is NOT the Church’s position.

Nor is the Church’s position the same as the USCCB’s on the subject.

Catholics are as informed, as a group, on the teachings of their Church as Americans are about the constitution.

So a lot of Catholics who hear this will follow it. The Bible also says, and directly to us, through St Paul, to beware of people who will tickle your ears and lead you astray.

It also says Do Not Commit Murder. We can interpret that to mean don’t participate, as in voting democrat, the party of abortion.

Their are a few priests who will talk about that from the pulpit. Not many.


19 posted on 10/21/2013 8:14:07 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Gamecock

A few bishops hardly define the Roman Catholic Church, but nice try with a dull blade.

Catholics expect the Enemy to stir where God resides, as he always has done since before the world.


20 posted on 10/21/2013 8:15:47 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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