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Minnesota Professor Pledges to Desecrate Eucharist
Catholic League ^ | 7/10/2008 | n/a

Posted on 07/10/2008 7:28:58 AM PDT by Pyro7480

Paul Zachary Myers, a professor at the University of Minnesota Morris, has pledged to desecrate the Eucharist. He is responding to what happened recently at the University of Central Florida when a student walked out of Mass with the Host, holding it hostage for several days. Myers was angry at the Catholic League for criticizing the student. His post can be accessed from his faculty page on the university’s website.

Here is an excerpt of his July 8 post, “It’s a Frackin’ Cracker!”:

“Can anyone out there score me some consecrated communion wafers?” Myers continued by saying, “if any of you would be willing to do what it takes to get me some, or even one, and mail it to me, I’ll show you sacrilege, gladly, and with much fanfare. I won’t be tempted to hold it hostage (no, not even if I have a choice between returning the Eucharist and watching Bill Donohue kick the pope in the balls, which would apparently be a more humane act than desecrating a go*****ed cracker), but will instead treat it with profound disrespect and heinous cracker abuse, all photographed and presented here on the web.”

Catholic League president Bill Donohue responded as follows:

“The Myers blog can be accessed from the university’s website. The university has a policy statement on this issue which says that the ‘Contents of all electronic pages must be consistent with University of Minnesota policies, local, state and federal laws.’ One of the school’s policies, ‘Code of Conduct,’ says that ‘When dealing with others,’ faculty et al. must be ‘respectful, fair and civil.’ Accordingly, we are contacting the President and the Board of Regents to see what they are going to do about this matter. Because the university is a state institution, we are also contacting the Minnesota legislature.

“It is hard to think of anything more vile than to intentionally desecrate the Body of Christ. We look to those who have oversight responsibility to act quickly and decisively.”


TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events; Theology; Worship
KEYWORDS: academia; antithesim; atheism; catholic; catholicbashing; christophobia; desecration; eucharist; hatecrime; ignorance; minnesota; misotheism; moralabsolutes; tolerantleft
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It’s a Frackin’ Cracker!

Apparently, there are many who agree, and probably wouldn't object to the professor doing this, even here on a conservative forum.

1 posted on 07/10/2008 7:28:59 AM PDT by Pyro7480
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To: Siobhan; Canticle_of_Deborah; NYer; Salvation; american colleen; Desdemona; StAthanasiustheGreat; ..

Catholic ping!


2 posted on 07/10/2008 7:29:47 AM PDT by Pyro7480 ("If the angels could be jealous of men, they would be so for one reason: Holy Communion." -M. Kolbe)
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To: Pyro7480

A hero of the Catholic-hating Caucus has emerged!


3 posted on 07/10/2008 7:30:53 AM PDT by Petronski (Scripture & Tradition must be accepted & honored w/equal sentiments of devotion & reverence. CCC 82)
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To: Pyro7480

Wow, what a tolerant and hip professor. I’m gonna send my kids to that school so they can score an eduction!


4 posted on 07/10/2008 7:31:40 AM PDT by Fundamentally Fair (If given a choice between a POW and a POS, I'll take the POW.)
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To: Pyro7480

He has his own wikibio:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PZ_Myers


5 posted on 07/10/2008 7:32:36 AM PDT by Petronski (Scripture & Tradition must be accepted & honored w/equal sentiments of devotion & reverence. CCC 82)
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To: Pyro7480

It is highly disrespective of this professor and akin to blasphemy of the Holy Spirit.


6 posted on 07/10/2008 7:33:13 AM PDT by DarthVader (Liberal Democrats are the party of EVIL whose time of judgement has come.)
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To: Pyro7480

What a sad and deranged person.


7 posted on 07/10/2008 7:33:41 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Tax-chick's House of Herpets. You shed your skin, too!)
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To: Pyro7480

Well this professor is pretty much shown himself to be an intollerant racist, so when should we expect the board to fire him for violation, I am sure, of the universities policies? /SARCASM

What am I thinking, that would actually be standing up for what is right when it isn’t what is popular for the communist remenants.


8 posted on 07/10/2008 7:33:51 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: Pyro7480
“Can anyone out there score me some consecrated communion wafers?”

Idiot! Is this guy a Catholic? It may be "just a cracker" BEFORE Mass ... but not after.

9 posted on 07/10/2008 7:33:56 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (Made on a Mac)
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To: Pyro7480

Ooooohhhh......scary


10 posted on 07/10/2008 7:35:22 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Pyro7480

Hey tough guy, go to a mosque and point your butt the wrong way.


11 posted on 07/10/2008 7:35:53 AM PDT by stevio (Crunchy Con - God, guns, guts, and organically grown crunchy nuts.)
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To: Pyro7480
Paul Zachary Myers, a professor at the University of Minnesota Morris, has pledged to desecrate the Eucharist.

What an idiot.

“It’s a Frackin’ Cracker!”

Then, Paulie, why are you getting your panties in a twist over a church requiring that this 'cracker' be eaten at the alter?

12 posted on 07/10/2008 7:36:31 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall cause you to vote against the Democrats.)
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To: Pyro7480

The way he presented it verbally and in a public state sponsored forum is what he should be in trouble over under the university code of conduct. Taking the action while despicable to most is not any more against the law than flushing a koran.


13 posted on 07/10/2008 7:37:22 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: Pyro7480
Hate Crime!!

(oh yeah, that doesn't apply to Christians)

14 posted on 07/10/2008 7:37:39 AM PDT by airborne (End the "open primary" system now!!! Only Republicans should vote in Republican primaries!)
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To: Petronski
Ever wonder how the hell an anti-Catholic bigot like the fabulous P-Zed got a job as a professor? "If you doubt this is possible, how is it there are PYGMIES + DWARFS??"
16 posted on 07/10/2008 7:38:17 AM PDT by Petronski (Scripture & Tradition must be accepted & honored w/equal sentiments of devotion & reverence. CCC 82)
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To: sandyeggo

Where did you find THAT?


17 posted on 07/10/2008 7:39:25 AM PDT by Pyro7480 ("If the angels could be jealous of men, they would be so for one reason: Holy Communion." -M. Kolbe)
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To: BunnySlippers
He has a blog:

Pharyngula: Evolution, development, and random biological ejaculations from a godless liberal

18 posted on 07/10/2008 7:40:32 AM PDT by Petronski (Scripture & Tradition must be accepted & honored w/equal sentiments of devotion & reverence. CCC 82)
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To: Tax-chick

“What a sad and deranged person.”

And a gutless one, too. Gee, would he desecrate a koran? Of course not, because he’d likely be killed if he did. But Catholics (probably) won’t react with violence, so he is safe to belittle us and our faith.

Then again, someday Someone Else just might have words with him, ones with eternal ramifications.


19 posted on 07/10/2008 7:41:27 AM PDT by piytar
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To: stevio

Hey tough guy, go to a mosque and point your butt the wrong way.

Or desecrate a Koran , Draw a picture of Muhammed, Buy a dog, eat a ham sandwich..or basically live free...ok the last few were tongue in cheek..but if he wanted to impress me do the first two and video tape it and post to you tube with your address..then I may be impressed..

Basically the same folks who say Christians are intolerant are the same ones who can’t stand the thought of Christian Beliefs..


21 posted on 07/10/2008 7:42:06 AM PDT by conservativehusker (GO BIG RED!!!!)
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To: Pyro7480
University of Minnesota Morris
I've heard of Minnesota Fats, but never Minnesota Morris.

22 posted on 07/10/2008 7:42:48 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: sandyeggo

No, I mean where did you find the link in the first place?


24 posted on 07/10/2008 7:43:40 AM PDT by Pyro7480 ("If the angels could be jealous of men, they would be so for one reason: Holy Communion." -M. Kolbe)
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To: Pyro7480

The original blog entry:

http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2008/07/its_a_goddamned_cracker.php#more

Be forewarned: he has a DU-caliber vocabulary.


26 posted on 07/10/2008 7:43:56 AM PDT by Petronski (Scripture & Tradition must be accepted & honored w/equal sentiments of devotion & reverence. CCC 82)
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To: Pyro7480
And this will prove what exactly?

One of the more vacuous lines of logic used by unbelievers to justify their obstinacy is that nothing "happened" when they performed some sacrilegious or sinful act or when they crossed a line which they had been warned not to cross. We hear it all the time........"I did such and such and no bolt of lightening struck me down.....God didn't zap me!"

It appears this dolt is operating along similar lines of reasoning.

27 posted on 07/10/2008 7:44:20 AM PDT by marshmallow (An infallible Bible is useless without an infallible interpreter)
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To: Pyro7480

I’ll pray for this man. He does not know what he is doing.


29 posted on 07/10/2008 7:44:51 AM PDT by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. Freerepublic.com baby)
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To: Pyro7480
No, this guy is a hypocrite. He shows that he already knows this is not "just a cracker" when he asks for one that is consecrated.

“Can anyone out there score me some consecrated communion wafers?”

So he's a dope.

30 posted on 07/10/2008 7:45:09 AM PDT by Designer (We are SO scrood!)
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To: Pyro7480

I wonder what Paul Zachary Myers FR screenname is?


31 posted on 07/10/2008 7:45:33 AM PDT by wideawake (Why is it that those who call themselves Constitutionalists know the least about the Constitution?)
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To: Petronski
Speaking of a "Frackin’ Cracker!"


32 posted on 07/10/2008 7:51:37 AM PDT by maggief
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To: marshmallow
One of the more vacuous lines of logic used by unbelievers to justify their obstinacy is that nothing "happened" when they performed some sacrilegious or sinful act or when they crossed a line which they had been warned not to cross.

Most of the crowd that screamed out for Jesus' crucifixion, who spat on Him and mocked Him as he made His way to Golgotha - well, those people went home and went about their daily business without incident and lived the remainder of their lives in apparent comfort and peace.

Not too many of them would have lived to see the Temple destroyed almost 40 years later.

They, much like Myers, didn't realize that they were already living in a hell of their own making.

I would literally prefer to be dead and gone than to be Paul Myers.

What a dreary and unending chore life must be for someone who thinks and acts as he does.

34 posted on 07/10/2008 7:54:33 AM PDT by wideawake (Why is it that those who call themselves Constitutionalists know the least about the Constitution?)
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To: Petronski

What an incredibly sick human being.


35 posted on 07/10/2008 7:54:57 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Pyro7480

Notice how eager these heros are to attack Catholics, but they have a blind spot toward the “Religion of Peace?”


36 posted on 07/10/2008 7:55:27 AM PDT by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: mware

He knows exactly what he is doing. He is doing evil on purpose and with malice aforethought.


37 posted on 07/10/2008 7:55:37 AM PDT by wideawake (Why is it that those who call themselves Constitutionalists know the least about the Constitution?)
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To: Pyro7480

I pray that if he gets his wish that Jesus will show him the Truth as has happened in other Eucharistic miracles.


38 posted on 07/10/2008 7:55:40 AM PDT by tiki (True Christians will not deliberately slander or misrepresent others or their beliefs)
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To: Pyro7480
American Association of University Professors Position Paper on Academic Freedom--1940

c) College and university teachers are citizens, members of a learned profession, and officers of an educational institution. When they speak or write as citizens, they should be free from institutional censorship or discipline, but their special position in the community imposes special obligations. As scholars and educational officers, they should remember that the public may judge their profession and their institution by their utterances. Hence they should at all times be accurate, should exercise appropriate restraint, should show respect for the opinions of others, and should make every effort to indicate that they are not speaking for the institution.

There are entirely too many lefties in the Academy who have no concept what the italicized words mean.

39 posted on 07/10/2008 7:56:54 AM PDT by freespirited (Never vote for a man who gets his nails done.)
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It’s a Frackin’ Cracker!

Apparently, there are many who agree, and probably wouldn't object to the professor doing this, even here on a conservative forum.

Hey, he's just being consistent in his non-literalism. Too bad so many Catholics refuse to understand this.

40 posted on 07/10/2008 7:56:59 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Vayiftach HaShem 'et-pi ha'aton vato'mer leVil`am meh-`asiti lekha ki hikkitani zeh shalosh regalim?)
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To: tiki

Well, what we have here is a rhetorical Saul of Tarsus.


41 posted on 07/10/2008 7:57:29 AM PDT by Petronski (Scripture & Tradition must be accepted & honored w/equal sentiments of devotion & reverence. CCC 82)
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To: Pyro7480

I think it’s a cracker, but this is still horribly disrespectful, bigoted, and hateful.

The professor should be fired.


42 posted on 07/10/2008 7:58:10 AM PDT by chesley ( Ya can't make chick'n dumplins outta chick'n feathers!!)
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To: Pyro7480

Look at me I’m Paul Zachary Myers! Look at me! Hey!

Why isn’t anybody paying attention to me, Paul Zachary Myers!


43 posted on 07/10/2008 7:58:27 AM PDT by Natchez Hawk (So sue me.)
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To: BunnySlippers
Is this guy a Catholic?

No. His religion is evolution.

44 posted on 07/10/2008 7:59:17 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Pyro7480

These guys just can’t leave other people’s religions alone. Maybe they consider Eucharist worship more offensive than flying airplanes into skyscrapers.


45 posted on 07/10/2008 7:59:27 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Does Obama know ANYONE who likes America, capitalism, or white people?)
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To: wideawake

I could hazard a guess.


47 posted on 07/10/2008 8:00:39 AM PDT by tiki (True Christians will not deliberately slander or misrepresent others or their beliefs)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Oh, give me a break ZC. There’s nothing defensible about this guy.


49 posted on 07/10/2008 8:00:48 AM PDT by Pyro7480 ("If the angels could be jealous of men, they would be so for one reason: Holy Communion." -M. Kolbe)
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To: Pyro7480

If these smart alecks don’t agree with a doctrine and don’t want to participate in it, WHY CAN THEY NOT LEAVE OTHERS WHO DO ALONE and just go where that particular doctrine is NOT practiced? Why must they boss everybody else around and try to force them to “do it their way” by showing disrespect to things the other people hold in high regard? - Oh, forget I asked, if they are liberals, and surely they must be liberals. “Free speech” is one thing, but physically interfering with other people’s free speech is something else entirely.


50 posted on 07/10/2008 8:01:15 AM PDT by Twinkie (TWO WRONGS DON'T MAKE A RIGHT !!!)
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