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  • The Blind Leading the Evil

    08/21/2006 6:42:25 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 6 replies · 285+ views
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 8/21/'06 | Joseph D'Hippolito
    One of the most prominent Catholics in American public life recently engaged in a pathetic embarrassment that reveals much about himself and the values of all too many Catholics. That prominent figure is not Mel Gibson. Raymond Flynn, the former mayor of Boston and former United States ambassador to the Vatican, asked Pope Benedict XVI in writing to lead Catholics worldwide in the quest for a just peace in the Middle East. Flynn publicized the letter as part of a commentary he wrote for the August 6-13 edition of the National Catholic Register, a conservative weekly. Flynn’s request, in and...
  • Ambassador Ray Flynn in Cleveland 10/16/2004- "Vote 2004: The Catholic Factor"

    10/17/2004 2:03:21 PM PDT · by Diago · 15 replies · 808+ views
    Ambassador Ray Flynn in Cleveland - "Vote 2004: The Catholic Factor" Join us Monday, October 18th, 2004, at 7 PM when former mayor of Boston and Ambassador to the Vatican Raymond Flynn will speak at the CSU Convocation Pavilion Center, located in the same building as the Convocation Center ( map ). In this ever important election year of 2004, the Ambassador will share invaluable information about how Catholics can effect positive change in our nation and in the world. Click here to get tickets to the Flynn event. About our speaker, Ray Flynn: Raymond Flynn is a best selling...
  • Ray Flynn at the Crossroads of Church and State [Part II]

    10/07/2004 6:23:20 PM PDT · by Antoninus · 20 replies · 458+ views
    Catholic Men's Quarterly ^ | August 2004 | John Moorehouse
         Raymond L. Flynn has had a long and distinguished career as both an athlete, elected official and appointed ambassador. Now he is engaged in what just might be the fight of his life.      Flynn grew up in South Boston, a heavily Irish-Catholic enclave that has been featured in such movies as Good Will Hunting. He is quintessential Boston Irish. A standout athlete as a young man, he has been called one of the greatest athletes to emerge from Boston, was an All-American basketball player at Providence College, and the last man cut by the Boston Celtics...
  • Flynn: Dems ignore Catholics

    01/01/2004 3:53:55 PM PST · by NYer · 58 replies · 460+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | December 31, 2003 | David R. Guarino
    Former Vatican Ambassador Raymond L. Flynn yesterday accused Democrats of ignoring a ``swing'' bloc of Catholic voters who could hand President Bush re-election next year.      As Democratic presidential candidates spent another day criticizing Howard Dean as ill-prepared for the White House, Flynn chastised them for ``ducking'' real issues such as abortion and gay marriage.      ``There is a forum for the black voters, there's another forum for the feminists and women voters, there's another candidate forum for organized labor,'' Flynn told the Herald. ``That doesn't happen with the most significant voting bloc in the country, the Catholic vote.''      Flynn, in an...
  • Ray Flynn: At the Crossroads of Church and State ["Don't vote for any pro-choice candidates." ]

    07/28/2004 7:11:21 PM PDT · by Antoninus · 36 replies · 841+ views
    Following is an interview conducted by Catholic Men's Quarterly of Former Boston Mayor and Ambassador to the Vatican Ray Flynn. CMQ: You were often called the Lech Walesa of Boston politics. Why?Flynn:  Lech Walesa is a devout Catholic, a union electrician who led the anti-Communist movement in Poland, who later became president of Poland. I supported him in his cause, including raising money for the striking workers in Gdansk Ship Yard. I was a union dockworker who, like Walesa, knew and admired Pope John Paul II. Walesa and I became good friends through the years. CMQ: Who are some of...
  • Fmr. Ambassador Ray Flynn: Democrats Exclude Catholics from the Democrat National Convention

    07/28/2004 10:36:27 AM PDT · by Coleus · 27 replies · 3,365+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 07.28.04
    Flynn: Democrats Exclude CatholicsDave Eberhart, NewsMax.comWednesday, July 28, 2004 President of Your Catholic Voice, former mayor of Boston, former president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican during the Clinton Administration, and author of “The Accidental Pope” and “John Paul II” - Ray Flynn is a man on a mission. In appearances around the country, in articles on Your Catholic Voice (YCV) Website and in interviews on Meet the Press, Nightline, Face the Nation, This Week, CNN, MSNBC and Fox News, this man who describes himself as a “loyal Catholic American first,” wants to re-enfranchise the...
  • New Jersey Catholics Urged to Elect Moral Politicans-Ambassador Ray Flynn, June 29th, 2004

    06/29/2004 11:30:52 AM PDT · by Coleus · 3 replies · 372+ views
    e-mail | 06.29.04
    Come see Ambassador Ray Flynn (the only pro-life appointee of Bill Clinton who voted his conscience for pro-life George Bush) tonight, June 29, 2004 at 6:30 pm at Saint Veronica's Parish Family - Howell, NJ  other speakers will be Bishop John M. Smith  and Sujo John, survivor of 9/11, Rosary starts at 6:30pm, speakers at 7:15pm, sponsored by the:Catholic Tent Revival, of the Good News Ministries, Howell, NJStatement by Raymond L. Flynn: National President of Catholic Citizenship Former U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican (1993-1997), Mayor of Boston (1984-1993)To the Good News International Conference Howell, New Jersey Tuesday, June 29,...
  • Motion filed to dismiss Massachusetts ruling

    05/04/2004 11:48:58 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 11 replies · 198+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, May 5, 2004
    With just two weeks until Massachusetts enacts same-sex marriage, two noted state citizens filed a motion yesterday to dismiss the November high court decision upon which the new law is based. The Supreme Judicial Court "effectively amended" the Massachusetts constitution, charge Ray Flynn, former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican and mayor of Boston from 1984 to 1993; and Thomas A. Shields, a Boston businessman. A Boston attorney, the Alliance Defense Fund, and the Law and Liberty Institute filed the motion on their behalf in the case of Goodridge vs. Department of Public Health. According to the motion, the Nov. 18,...
  • Statement by Ray Flynn of 'Your Catholic Voice' Regarding Comment by Cardinal Arinze on Communion

    04/23/2004 5:12:13 PM PDT · by chance33_98 · 10 replies · 247+ views
    Statement by Ray Flynn of 'Your Catholic Voice' Regarding Comment by Cardinal Arinze on Communion and Catholic Politicians 4/23/2004 3:35:00 PM -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- To: National Desk Contact: Bill May of Your Catholic Voice, 415-515-9329 BOSTON, April 23 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Today at a press conference in the Vatican, Cardinal Francis Arinze was asked if a priest should refuse communion to a politician who is unambiguously pro-abortion. He responded, "Yes. If the person should not receive it, then it should not be given. Objectively, the answer is there." There has been a controversy in the United States on whether Catholic presidential...
  • Rally for Marriage, Boston Common

    02/08/2004 3:27:47 PM PST · by Little Bill · 69 replies · 327+ views
    Self | Feb 8, 2004 | Self
    I arrived at the Rally for Marriage at 2:30 while Don Feder was speaking missing the first speaker. The crowd was impressive, best guess would be about 3000- 3500, a good draw for a twenty degree day with a wind chill of below 0. Across Tremont Street a group of sodomites, lesbians, and other off brands, about 125 or so, were cluttering up the sidewalk waving the fag flag and signs complaining about discrimination and despoiling the constitution, yeah. I met JMT576 and his uncle and we desided to walk around, take some pictures for posting, and generally get a...
  • No Catholic Pro-Life Judges Need Apply

    07/26/2003 11:02:15 AM PDT · by Coleus · 21 replies · 298+ views
    Catholic.org ^ | 07.02.03 | Ambassador Ray Flynn
    No Catholic Pro-Life Judges Need Apply   by Raymond L. Flynn   When I was Mayor of Boston, Sean Hughes of West Roxbury, MA, my good friend from the Irish peace and justice movement, came into my office at Boston City Hall and presented me a sign to remind me of a not so enlightened time in Boston’s history. Not too many years ago, signs like the one he gave me appeared in downtown store windows reading, “Help Wanted, no Irish or Catholics need apply.”   In fact, Boston was a city that strongly backed the virulent anti-Catholic Know Nothing...