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The Kennedy Funeral: Boston's Latest Scandal
CatholicCulture.org ^ | September 3, 2009 | Phil Lawler

Posted on 09/04/2009 10:58:35 PM PDT by Salvation

The Kennedy Funeral: Boston's Latest Scandal

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by Phil Lawler,

September 3, 2009

 

A week after the death of Ted Kennedy, the relevant question is not whether the Massachusetts Senator deserved a Catholic funeral, but whether he deserved a ceremony of public acclamation so grand and sweeping that it might, to the untutored observer, have seemed more like an informal canonization.

We cannot know the state of Ted Kennedy's soul when he finally succumbed to brain cancer. We are told that he was visited regularly by a priest in his last days; we assume that he made a sincere confession and received absolution. We can -- and should, and do -- pray that he receives the same sort of merciful judgment that we wish for ourselves.

That indeed is the purpose of a Catholic funeral: not to honor the deceased, but to pray for the salvation of his soul. Yet that central purpose was never acknowledged during the long, elaborate ceremony last Saturday in Boston's basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help: the beautiful structure known to local residents as Mission Church. From the first greeting to the final commendation, the ceremony was a celebration of Kennedy's life and his public career. There was never a hint that Ted Kennedy might need prayers, that his eternal salvation could be in question-- that he, like the rest of us sinners, can only rely on the compassion of an all-merciful God. On the contrary, at several points during the service, priests and eulogists stated flatly that Ted Kennedy was already in heaven, enjoying the rewards of a virtuous life.

The great, unanswered question hanging over the congregation in Mission Church, and in the minds of the millions who watched the funeral Mass on television, was how the Catholic Church could arrange such a highly public tribute to a man who, over the years, was arguably the most powerful political opponent of the Catholic position on the central moral issue of our time: the battle to protect human life.

Boston's archdiocesan newspaper, The Pilot, muddled that point in its coverage of Kennedy's death. The Pilot story began:

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, who died late Aug. 25 at the age of 77, stood firmly on the side of the Catholic Church on a wide range of issues from immigration reform to the minimum wage during his 47 years as a U.S. senator from Massachusetts.

But the youngest son of one of the nation's most famous Catholic families ran into criticism from leaders of the U.S. Catholic Church for his stand on abortion.

That story is misleading in two important respects. First, there is no single Catholic position on questions like immigration reform and the minimum wage; these are issues on which loyal Catholics can and do differ. Second, regarding the clear moral issue of abortion, the Pilot story does not forthrightly say that Kennedy's stand was tragically wrong, but only that he "ran into criticism." Thus the archdiocesan newspaper almost trivialized the problem. But the millions of observers who watched the funeral did not make the same mistake. All America saw that the Catholic Church was prepared to honor a politician who flouted clear, direct, and repeated public statements from the hierarchy.

A strong argument can be made for the proposition that Senator Kennedy should not have been allowed a Catholic funeral-- not because of his personal failings, but because his public stands put him in conflict with the Church. Unlike private sins, which can be absolved in sacramental Confession, serious public sins require some form of public amendment, to address the scandal that they create. Ted Kennedy never recanted his support for abortion, and so he remained in open conflict with his Church. To allow a public funeral for him meant allowing for the perception that the Church is not really serious about the abortion issue, and thus creating a new public scandal.

But Boston's Cardinal Sean O'Malley did not accept that line of reasoning, and his opinion was the only one that mattered. There would be a public funeral. (In order to avoid still further scandal, the funeral organizers did prevent television cameras from showing which of the prominent people in attendance received Communion.) According to a rumor that circulated widely during the past week, the cardinal refused to make the city's cathedral available for the ceremony. But there is no concrete evidence to support that rumor, and in any case a funeral in the cathedral could scarcely have been more grandiose than the ceremony in Mission Church. A separate rumor-- that Cardinal O'Malley was subtly distancing himself from the Kennedy family by his choice of liturgical vestments-- is too recondite to merit serious discussion. If any such subtle message was intended, that message was not received by the American public, which saw the funeral as the most glorious send-off the Catholic Church can arrange.

Although he did not mention Senator Kennedy's abortion advocacy during the funeral itself, while the television cameras were on him, Cardinal O'Malley did raise the issue later, in an entry on his blog at the archdiocesan web site. He acknowledged that some Catholics felt a public funeral was inappropriate, but added: "In the strongest terms I disagree with that position." The cardinal went on to warn that "zeal can lead people to issue harsh judgments and impute the worst motives to one another." Then, in a harsh judgment of his own, he added that those zealots-- by implication, the ones inveighing against the Kennedy funeral-- "do irreparable damage to the communion of the Church." (Here Cardinal O'Malley's argument echoed a similar statement that he had advanced a few months earlier, when he charged that pro-life activists in Boston were "doing a great disservice to the Catholic Church" by suggesting that participation in a state government program would require the archdiocesan hospitals to cooperate in abortion referrals. Later the cardinal directed the hospitals to withdraw from that program, tacitly acknowledging the accuracy of the pro-lifers' argument.)

While he preserved his silence on the great unanswered question during the funeral, Cardinal O'Malley did address it in his blog entry. His approach there was revealing:

Given the profound effect of Catholic social teaching on so many of the programs and policies espoused by Senator Kennedy and the millions who benefitted (sic) from them, there is a tragic sense of lost opportunity in his lack of support for the unborn.

A "lost opportunity?" A "great disappointment?" The cardinal's language suggests that Kennedy's failure lay only in what he failed to do to save the lives of the unborn. In fact, Senator Kennedy never lost any opportunity to advance the cause of unrestricted abortion on demand. He compiled a "perfect" 100% voting record, as judged by the abortion industry. He savaged Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork, denouncing the legal scholar especially for his pro-life views. He accepted the "Champion of Choice" award from the National Abortion Rights Action League. During his wake at Boston's Kennedy Library, a woman wearing a "fetal feet" lapel pin was stopped at the door and informed that pro-lifers would not be allowed to view the Senator's casket.

Nor was abortion the only issue on which Senator Kennedy fought against the moral directives of the Church. He was also a stalwart supporter of embryonic stem-cell research. He encouraged the export of contraceptives to needy countries, and their distribution among American teens. He indicated his sympathy for "right to die" legislation that would pave the way for euthanasia. He was a strong advocate for legal recognition of same-sex unions. After his death, the Boston gay newspaper Bay Windows revealed that Senator Kennedy had made a series of quiet phone calls to persuade state lawmakers that they should scuttle a citizen's petition to reaffirm traditional marriage-- thus thwarting the democratic process, denying citizens their constitutional rights, and enshrining homosexual relationships as the legal equivalent of sacred matrimony.

Maybe Catholic leaders wished to overlook the Senator's public stands, but his political allies did not. At the time of his death, the leading public advocates of legal abortion and homosexual rights extolled Kennedy as their greatest legislative champion. His intense and enduring support for their causes was not an incidental matter-- not a minor aspect of his legislative record. Ted Kennedy was universally acknowledged as a public foe of Catholic teachings. So in honoring him at Mission Church, Catholic leaders sent out a very disturbing message to the world: a message that could even be construed as surrender. C.J. Doyle of the Catholic Action League of Massachusetts issued a statement that was withering in its intensity, but persuasive in its logic:

No rational person can reasonably be expected to take seriously Catholic opposition to abortion when a champion of the Culture of Death, who repeatedly betrayed the faith of his baptism, is lauded and extolled by priests and prelates in a Marian basilica.

When the funeral cortege left Boston, and arrived in Arlington, Virginia, for the burial service, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick made yet another effort to camouflage the political impact of Kennedy's public career and to downplay the importance of the abortion issue. Without actually mentioning abortion directly, the retired Archbishop of Washington said:

Sometimes, we who were his friends and had affection for him would get mad at him when he roared at what we believed was the wrong side of an issue which was important to us, but we always were touched by his passion for the underdog, for the rights of working people, for better education and for adequate health care for every American.

Well, not "every American," your Eminence. Not the unborn. By identifying abortion only as "an issue which was important to us," Cardinal McCarrick managed to convey the impression that this was a pleasant disagreement among friends, rather than a desperate battle to prevent the slaughter of innocent children. And the cardinal continued to build on that impression by quoting, with evident approval, from the letter that the ailing Senator Kennedy had sent to Pope Benedict XVI earlier this year. In that letter Kennedy had said:

I have always tried to be a faithful Catholic, Your Holiness, and though I have fallen short through human failings, I have never failed to believe and respect the fundamental teachings.

By quoting that passage without correcting it-- without pointing out that Kennedy did not respect the fundamental teachings of the Church regarding the sanctity of human life and the duties of Catholic politicians-- Cardinal McCarrick implicitly gave his endorsement to the late Senator's warped idea of the responsibilities of a Catholic legislator.

Cardinal McCarrick revealed only portions of Kennedy's letter to the Holy Father. We don't know what other sentiments the late Senator might have expressed, what requests he might have made to the Pontiff. But we do know, from bitter experience, that Cardinal McCarrick is perfectly capable of withholding certain key portions of a letter in order to advance his own side of an argument. In 2004, then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger wrote to the American bishops, advising that prominent Catholics who "reject the doctrine of the Church" should not receive the Eucharist. That statement was clearly addressed to the situation of politicians who supported legal abortion: politicians like Ted Kennedy, in fact. But Cardinal McCarrick, to whom the Ratzinger letter was addressed, did not convey that message to his brother bishops in the US; instead he presented them with a bowdlerized version of the letter, carefully vetted to suggest that the Vatican had not recommended withholding Communion from abortion advocates.

On the occasion of Kennedy's funeral, however, Cardinal McCarrick did not censor a letter from the Vatican. Quite the contrary. The cardinal read a letter from the Vatican Secretary of State, creating the impression that it was a friendly personal letter from the Pope. Yet again, the net result of the cardinal's action was to suggest that the Church-- in this instance the Pope-- retained a warm sympathy for Senator Kennedy despite his support for the Culture of Death.

Actually Pope Benedict has avoided any public comment whatsoever on Senator Kennedy's death. Presumably the Pontiff has his reasons for choosing to be silent, and indeed it is not difficult to imagine what those reasons might be. If only the American hierarchy had opted for a similar silence-- praying for the soul of Ted Kennedy, certainly, but not extolling his public life-- the Church might have avoided another grave public scandal.

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This is the most balanced accounting of this funeral that I have seen.

Highlighting of second paragraph is mine.

Comments?

1 posted on 09/04/2009 10:58:36 PM PDT by Salvation
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To: nickcarraway; Lady In Blue; NYer; ELS; Pyro7480; livius; Catholicguy; RobbyS; markomalley; ...
Finally the truth here about what the Pope did and did NOT say.

Actually Pope Benedict has avoided any public comment whatsoever on Senator Kennedy's death. Presumably the Pontiff has his reasons for choosing to be silent, and indeed it is not difficult to imagine what those reasons might be. If only the American hierarchy had opted for a similar silence-- praying for the soul of Ted Kennedy, certainly, but not extolling his public life-- the Church might have avoided another grave public scandal.

2 posted on 09/04/2009 11:01:07 PM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: Salvation

From my non-Catholic view point, I find the biggest scandal of scandals regarding the ‘lion’ is Teddy Kennedy teaming up with the KGB against President Reagan and the Polish Pope in tearing down the evil Iron Curtain.

This even though I am not Catholic I find more than offensive but down right disgusting. Something smells to ‘high’ heaven with all the silence.


3 posted on 09/04/2009 11:07:02 PM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: Salvation
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, who died late Aug. 25 at the age of 77

One more reason United Airlines sucks: I was on a DEN-BOS flight on the evening of 25 August. Upon arrival in BOS (wee hours of 26 August, this being UAL), the cabin crew found it necessary to announce Fat Teddy's departure.

4 posted on 09/04/2009 11:08:54 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Salvation

I’m not a Catholic, however, I would assume the Pope’s silence means that he didn’t approve of senator kennedy. Otherwise, I would think that the Pope would’ve made some kind of statement. JMO

It matters not really what the pope says or doesn’t say at this point. What really matters is what GOD says. He has the final say at this point.

Although I think Kennedy was a scumbag, regardless of his so-called good deeds, I do hope that he was able to make peace with the Lord before his death. We have no way of knowing that.


5 posted on 09/04/2009 11:10:09 PM PDT by Catsrus
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To: Salvation

It seems to me that Teddy Kennedy had no remorse.


6 posted on 09/04/2009 11:11:21 PM PDT by unkus
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To: unkus
It seems to me that Teddy Kennedy had no remorse.

How in the world would you presume to know that?

7 posted on 09/04/2009 11:14:22 PM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (Happiness is a choice!)
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To: Salvation

“We cannot know the state of Ted Kennedy’s soul when he finally succumbed to brain cancer. We are told that he was visited regularly by a priest in his last days; we assume that he made a sincere confession and received absolution. We can — and should, and do — pray that he receives the same sort of merciful judgment that we wish for ourselves.”

Gee, maybe I should change my tagline...nahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.


8 posted on 09/04/2009 11:14:49 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in it." - Ted Kennedy (D-HELL)
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To: Salvation
"We can -- and should, and do -- pray that he receives the same sort of merciful judgment that we wish for ourselves."

Hebrews 9:27--"It is appointed to man to die once, and then the judgment." Too late for prayer now. He had his chance. This pig who advocated the slaughter of millions of pre-born children, left a woman to die in his sinking car, sexually harassed many others, and slandered good men in public from the Senate floor will get the especially hot place in hell he deserves.

I know I deserve hell, but I am grateful for the mercy Jesus Christ showed me, taking my place. That same grace is available to everybody, but he chose his own way. He will get the judgment he wanted by refusing that grace.

9 posted on 09/04/2009 11:16:00 PM PDT by Longhair_and_Leather (Don't send a boy to do a man's job, send a woman--Sarah 2012!)
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Kennedy’s Mass should have NEVER been televised; especially with obama at the pulpit. Major league embarrassment. Kennedy had over a year to publicly denounce abortion. Did he? Maybe I missed that.


10 posted on 09/04/2009 11:18:54 PM PDT by NoRedTape
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To: Just mythoughts

It was offensive to Reagan too, I’m sure.

Anyway, we can pray for him. I’m sure he’s having a long wait in Purgatory, even if he did receive the Anointing of the sick — Last Rites from a priest.


11 posted on 09/04/2009 11:21:10 PM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: cynwoody

Yuck.


12 posted on 09/04/2009 11:21:57 PM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: Catsrus

You are totally right in your assumptions about the Pope’s silence. It’s too bad the American bishops didn’t think.


13 posted on 09/04/2009 11:22:54 PM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: unkus

We didn’t see that with a priest for a private confession, though, hard to say about the real remose.


14 posted on 09/04/2009 11:23:51 PM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: NoRedTape
"Kennedy had over a year to publicly denounce abortion. Did he? Maybe I missed that."

The bottom line is the world has one less POS. Just my opinion.

15 posted on 09/04/2009 11:24:17 PM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: jessduntno

Your choice.


16 posted on 09/04/2009 11:24:48 PM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: Salvation
It was offensive to Reagan too, I’m sure. Anyway, we can pray for him. I’m sure he’s having a long wait in Purgatory, even if he did receive the Anointing of the sick — Last Rites from a priest.

Supporting the bloody communist was an offense to all living souls that were held under the godless system.

Do you pray for Stalin's soul? I sure do not nor Hitler or any other godless dictator. Teddy will have to do his accounting all on his own, and there is one thing he cannot say was he did not know. And as with each of us, it will be an individual one on one face to face accounting.

17 posted on 09/04/2009 11:26:45 PM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: Longhair_and_Leather
Here are a few details about the Sacraments Kennedy may have received. We cannot step in for God and judge.

Beginning Catholic: The Sacrament of Reconciliation: Rising Again to New Life [Ecumenical]
Beginning Catholic: The Anointing of the Sick: Comfort and Healing [Ecumenical]

18 posted on 09/04/2009 11:26:46 PM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: NoRedTape

**Kennedy’s Mass should have NEVER been televised**

The tribute was really overblown. Media at fault?


19 posted on 09/04/2009 11:27:37 PM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: Salvation

Like I said...nahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. He’s pretty toasty right where he is...I should have put a /s after my post...the SOB is in Hell where he belongs...you know, where someone who would let a girl die so he could preserve his career would obviously be...


20 posted on 09/04/2009 11:32:24 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in it." - Ted Kennedy (D-HELL)
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To: Salvation
During his wake at Boston's Kennedy Library, a woman wearing a "fetal feet" lapel pin was stopped at the door and informed that pro-lifers would not be allowed to view the Senator's casket.

First I heard of this. Incredible!

Since deceit reigns w/libs and the MSM - we don't know if Ted did repent in his letter to The Pope. It could have been edited out for that would be the last thing they would ever admit.
21 posted on 09/04/2009 11:35:47 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: jessduntno

You can judge; I can’t.


22 posted on 09/04/2009 11:35:50 PM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: Trailerpark Badass

I said “It seems”. How dare you presume what I meant.


23 posted on 09/04/2009 11:38:41 PM PDT by unkus
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To: presently no screen name

Sick, isn’t it?


24 posted on 09/04/2009 11:39:55 PM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: Salvation
The tribute was really overblown. Media at fault?

God says he is not a respecter of persons. But that ghoulish tribute to and for old Teddy sure was all about a big show of respect. The person whatever his name is that put this show on in the name of God destroyed any credibility he ever had. Now maybe he can repent publicly for making US pay for a rich man's planting 6' under in the name of God, but I am not going to hold my breath waiting for that to happen.

25 posted on 09/04/2009 11:43:26 PM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: Salvation

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/29/AR2009082902014.html?referrer=facebook
A Heroic Death, Without the Headlines


26 posted on 09/04/2009 11:44:21 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: unkus
I said “It seems”. How dare you presume what I meant.

Um, I presumed nothing.

I ask again, how would you know? Does God inform you when he enters souls? Do His efforts require some minimum time expended or some external manifestation?

I'm not much of a theologist, but what you did with the first post I responded to violates pretty much everything I've ever felt about Christianity.

27 posted on 09/04/2009 11:44:39 PM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (Happiness is a choice!)
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To: Just mythoughts

Are you talking about the priest who said the Mass or the family that put the funeral together.

I’ll blame the Kennedys.


28 posted on 09/04/2009 11:46:06 PM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: Salvation

I know...I’m just not that evolved, I guess...g’night.


29 posted on 09/04/2009 11:46:10 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in it." - Ted Kennedy (D-HELL)
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To: Trailerpark Badass

ask again, how would you know? Does God inform you when he enters souls? Do His efforts require some minimum time expended or some external manifestation?

I’m not much of a theologist, but what you did with the first post I responded to violates pretty much everything I’ve ever felt about Christianity.
___________________________

He will answer you.


30 posted on 09/04/2009 11:47:37 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Trailerpark Badass
"How in the world would you presume to know that?"

He let a young woman suffocate to save his lilly white ass. You answer the question.

31 posted on 09/04/2009 11:47:43 PM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: unkus

LOL.


32 posted on 09/04/2009 11:50:19 PM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (Happiness is a choice!)
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To: Longhair_and_Leather
Too late for prayer now.

Exactly!
33 posted on 09/04/2009 11:51:43 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: blackbart.223
He let a young woman suffocate to save his lilly white ass. You answer the question.

WTF are you talking about?

Did a cattlecar full of morons just start posting here?

34 posted on 09/04/2009 11:52:10 PM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (Happiness is a choice!)
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To: Trailerpark Badass
"Did a cattlecar full of morons just start posting here?"

It would seem so according to your reponse. But not a cattlecar. Just you.

35 posted on 09/04/2009 11:56:54 PM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: Salvation
Are you talking about the priest who said the Mass or the family that put the funeral together. I’ll blame the Kennedys.

Since I do not know who gets or gives permission to use a church I cannot answer your question. Whoever said yes to that question is the one who put a blessing and a sanction over old Teddy. It was NOT a private affair, and I do not think the Kennedys were in charge of saying whether the media could come in or had to stay outside.

And furthermore it was Teddy Kennedy and who and what he represented, that pulled upon the political stage our dear leader Bama claiming Bama-Kennedy as being a reincarnation of JFK. So Bama's deeds and works are old Teddy's works even though he has physically been planted 6' under.

And Bama-Kennedy's most 'religious' statement as of today was a partial quoting of Cain as his moral and ethical authority representing his health-care scam. And describing his partnership with his god on who lives and who dies. And whatever that man's name is that oversaw the Kennedy show said he was for 'universal' health care with the exception of government funded abortion. Now that means that he is not opposed to Bama-Kennedy care excluding procedures for old American grandmas and giving them a pill instead.

There is no such thing as a 'social Gospel'.

36 posted on 09/04/2009 11:59:28 PM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: unkus

Ya got that right!


37 posted on 09/04/2009 11:59:48 PM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: cynwoody
One more reason United Airlines sucks: I was on a DEN-BOS flight on the evening of 25 August. Upon arrival in BOS (wee hours of 26 August, this being UAL), the cabin crew found it necessary to announce Fat Teddy's departure.

I'm sure his tray was in the upright position.
38 posted on 09/04/2009 11:59:58 PM PDT by mkjessup (Hey Comrade 0bama? No documentation = No eligibility, ok? Now GTF out of OUR White House!!!)
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To: presently no screen name

Why would you say that it is ‘Too late for prayer now.’

For Kennedy to pray for himself, yes.

But for us to pray for him if we so choose, we can always say prayers for the poor souls in Purgatory.

I don’t know if he is in hell. God is the judge, not me.


39 posted on 09/05/2009 12:01:34 AM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: mkjessup
"I'm sure his tray was in the upright position."

Only his undertaker knows for sure.

40 posted on 09/05/2009 12:04:20 AM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: mkjessup

LOL. Screw Teddy Kennedy and all the horses he rode in with.

And may God rest his soul. May no one go to HELL.


41 posted on 09/05/2009 12:06:02 AM PDT by unkus
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To: Salvation

I find it unbelievable that hatred for ‘good’ runs so deep. Wonder if any priests were at the museum? Did they get the same treatment?


42 posted on 09/05/2009 12:13:03 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: unkus
"Screw Teddy Kennedy and all the horses he rode in with.

I want to say somthing here but it is better if I don't.

43 posted on 09/05/2009 12:14:54 AM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: Trailerpark Badass
"WTF are you talking about?"

A dead young woman in a car driven by Teddy. Revue history and get back to me.

44 posted on 09/05/2009 12:25:00 AM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: blackbart.223

“Review”


45 posted on 09/05/2009 12:27:21 AM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (Happiness is a choice!)
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To: Salvation

Teddie is now Saint Teddie, patron saint of brazen hussies and harlots!


48 posted on 09/05/2009 12:43:20 AM PDT by RoshYisrael
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To: Trailerpark Badass
"If you're too stupid to read the plain language written in my posts, please keep that to yourself."

That would be a little difficult since you just posted it.

49 posted on 09/05/2009 12:45:16 AM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: blackbart.223

Good night and God bless.


50 posted on 09/05/2009 12:49:43 AM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (Happiness is a choice!)
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