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Clerics debate morality of war
New Jersey Ledger ^ | January 26, 2003 | ANA M. ALAYA

Posted on 01/26/2003 8:16:56 PM PST by ZULU

Edited on 07/06/2004 6:38:38 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

With the country on the brink of war, and with her two sons in the military, Rev. Pam Bakal turned to her faith for moral guidance, but found the answers aren't so clear.

"The current situation with Iraq doesn't fulfill the criteria for a just war," said Bakal, rector of Grace Episcopal Church in Nutley. "On the other hand ... my sons are putting their lives on the line to protect our freedom."

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; episcopalians; homsexuality; iraquiwar
Once more, the nest of treasonous, anti-Christian vipers called the Episcopalian church reveals tis left-wing, ant-Christian, pro-homosexual agenda.
1 posted on 01/26/2003 8:16:56 PM PST by ZULU
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To: ZULU; hellinahandcart
Has Spong offered himself as a "human shield"? It's never too late.


2 posted on 01/26/2003 8:21:58 PM PST by dighton
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read later
3 posted on 01/26/2003 8:23:11 PM PST by LiteKeeper
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To: dighton
"We take our role as leaders very seriously and we know people at the national level watch what we do," said Elizabeth Kaeton, rector of St. Paul's Chatham and a founder of a national coalition in support of same-sex marriages. "We can talk about sex and sexuality and we can talk about war and peace. We can debate all issues intelligently."

"Why, we can take this ol'church and bend it any which way we wanna!"

"We can even overrule God by a simple majority vote!"

My rector's gonna be tearing his hair out...

4 posted on 01/26/2003 8:26:33 PM PST by hellinahandcart
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REVEREND JOHNSON: Oh Lord, do we have the strength to carry on this MIGHTY task in one night weekend? Or are we just jerking off?
5 posted on 01/26/2003 8:35:15 PM PST by hellinahandcart (Blazing Saddles: Great Lines for All Occasions)
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Despite some dissenting voices from conservative parishes, a vast majority of the delegates also voted in favor of calling for a national liturgy to bless same- sex unions.


That's about the limit of their capacity and interest.

6 posted on 01/26/2003 8:40:00 PM PST by RLK
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Yea, I'm sure Jesus would have blessed them.


7 posted on 01/26/2003 8:43:44 PM PST by Lurker (The definition of insanity is repeating the same action and expecting a different outcome.)
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I've noticed that those that are pro-abortion are against the war and those that are anti-abortion are for the war. Kind of stange till you look behind the curtain (Who focuses on the Bible and who focuses on feelings.).
8 posted on 01/26/2003 8:53:53 PM PST by fini
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