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Local (SanDiego) priest accused of making inflammatory remark (against gays) - {note: gay plot}
10 news ^ | 29.6.2011 | 10 news

Posted on 06/30/2011 12:56:27 AM PDT by Cronos

>The San Diego-based religious website California Catholic Daily posted a report on Wednesday quoting a parishioner who attended the mass at the church, Our Lady of the Rosary. That person said Father Louis Solcia told the congregation that he believes the controversy was a "setup" by gay activists.

This was said on the same day the Diocese of San Diego told the media the initial funeral arrangements were canceled by "a visiting priest, substituting during the pastor's vacation, and was not familiar with local practice."

Local gay activists said that local practice is unclear. They said it was never clarified even after what happened six years ago when the Catholic diocese denied John McCusker, another gay parishioner, a funeral mass in a church.

Bishop Robert Brom apologized after the fact, but the family chose to have the funeral at St. Paul's Cathedral, an Episcopalian church. The dean of St. Paul's told 10News why his church allowed the funeral for McCusker.

"One of the things we declare when we're baptized is we will strive for justice and peace and respect the dignity of every human being," said the Very Rev. Scott Richardson. "John McCusker was a human being… a child of God."

Sanfilippo's story has received a lot of attention on the Internet. The story has sparked discussion on numerous blogs throughout the country. On alone, the story has generated hundreds of comments on more than 20 pages.

One guest wrote, "How you are born can't be a sin."

Another wrote, "Being gay is not a disorder."

Opponents have weighed in also.

One wrote, "If you don't live like a Catholic... you don't die like a Catholic either."

Another wrote, "You can not live an openly homesexual [sic] lifestyle and expect to have a Roman Catholic funeral."

Dr. Gordon Clanton, a religion and sociology professor at San Diego State University, told 10News, "My sense is the Catholic Church does need to be clear on this so there can't be individual action taken by individual priests."

Clanton said this debate isn't exclusive to the Catholic Church.

"Their view is not that different from conservative fundamentalist Protestants…The idea of loving the sinner but hating the sin," he said. "We are in the midst of a revolution around attitudes towards gays and lesbians."

10News called the diocese on Wednesday to ask about the comment, but so far, no one from the diocese has responded.

Friends of Sanfilippo said they are saddened by this accusation but also said they are not surprised

TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events
KEYWORDS: gaymafia
As expected, the gays will keep up their search for legitimacy
1 posted on 06/30/2011 12:56:33 AM PDT by Cronos
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To: Cronos

the worst thing, even the worst priest will do,
is make an “inflammatory remark”,
and refuse to bury a gay.

usually, they simply pray for the gay.

but Muslims LED by their cleric (Imam)
at BEST with beat a gay up.

usually, they kill them.

...yet the only church gays attack, and try to “change”, is Catholic churchs.


are gays cowards? or simply “sack of hammers” stupid ?

2 posted on 06/30/2011 1:04:13 AM PDT by Elendur (the hope and change i need: Sarah / Colonel West in 2012)
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To: Elendur

stupid. Besides which, getting buried according to Catholic rites is not a right. If the guy died unrepentant, then he can get buried any other way he wanted (maybe in pink?

3 posted on 06/30/2011 1:23:35 AM PDT by Cronos ( W Szczebrzeszynie chrzaszcz brzmi w trzcinie I Szczebrzeszyn z tego slynie.)
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To: Cronos

No gay plot. The gay was refused a burial plot. :^)

4 posted on 06/30/2011 5:18:09 AM PDT by dangus
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To: dangus

good one !

5 posted on 06/30/2011 5:27:12 AM PDT by Cronos ( W Szczebrzeszynie chrzaszcz brzmi w trzcinie I Szczebrzeszyn z tego slynie.)
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To: Cronos

Gays and blacks will say the most despicable things to and about each other but get very sensitive when someone else is less than politically correct.

6 posted on 06/30/2011 1:08:26 PM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (I retain the right to be inconsistent, contradictory and even flat-out wrong!)
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