Skip to comments.Priests Apologise for Wearing Clerical Attire at Trump Rally
Posted on 07/12/2018 6:00:20 PM PDT by marshmallow
A local bishop said he was 'shocked' to see them prominently seated right behind the podium
Four Montana Catholic priests have strongly criticised for wearing clerical attire to President Donald Trumps Montana rally on July 5. They garnered national attention after they were seated in the front row behind Trumps podium.
Two of the priests were from the Great Falls-Billings Diocese, headed by Bishop Michael Warfel, and two were from the Helena Diocese, which currently does not have a bishop. Mgr Kevin ONeill is diocesan administrator.
Mgr ONeill reiterated his dioceses policy: Religious leaders should avoid taking positions on candidates or participating in political party matters even while acting in their individual capacity. Although not prohibited, it may be difficult to separate their personal activity from their public role as a Church leader.
Bishop Warfels policy also says that supporting or not supporting a particular candidate as a representative of the diocese is not permitted. The policy cautions against parishes taking a public stand on a candidate and distributing voter materials prepared by other organizations.
Bishop Warfel said he had talked to his two diocesan priests, who have acknowledged they shouldnt have worn priestly garb and have apologized for any hurt their presence caused. He also reached out to the two Helena diocesan priests.
(Excerpt) Read more at catholicherald.co.uk ...
Nothing to apologize for. The Dem-”Reverends” never do, even when in full religious regalia. Be proud, be loud, be Catholic!
That left wing Marxist priest Father.....starts with a F, I can’t remember his name wears his garb to democratic events all the time...
I’m beginning to think Everyone is in grammar school. All this childish bickering. Who cares that he work his collar. He’s a representative of the Church!
Deplorable souls can be saved from Trump rallies /sarc
Good place for priests to be!
Bishop “Barfwell” Warfel should shaddap shadding-up.
If they had attended a democrat rally the other attendees would be reacting like they were enduring an exorcism.
Floating in the air, spewing green vomit, etc, etc.
Everybody knows that hes a true Christian
He supports and gets support from evangelicals
The left hates Christ G-d and states so fervently
Time for the gloves to come off
You CANNOT be a demoncat and a Christian
But it’s OK for Father Pfleger to attend protests in his collar...
Chicago’s Father Pfleger.
That is the POS I was thinking of when I read this.
Scroll down to “Another Angle”, “Worth a Thousand Words”.
Pics of a priest whose collar is still visible and a uniformed cop.
Tell their critics to get bent
Father Michael Pfleger
Believe home base is Chicago. An outspoken Marxist a la Rev Wright
This Bishop was shocked seeing priests in habits at a Trump Rally.
I am shocked when I see bishops give Communion to our pro-baby killer politicians.
A nation that kills its own children is a nation without hope.
Saint John Paul II
Yes Pfleger is a total radical and a Marxist. Im sure he and Frankie BFFs
Still waiting for cardinal ass Dolan to apologize for letting Rhianna perpetrate blasphemy by wearing his hat to the Met gala...
The church was probably worried that folks might think that they were anti-abortion or something. Can’t have priests creating that impression.
Imagine how terrible this could get if priests wore garb to support a political cause!
Imagine the horror of Cardinals in full regalia saying mass for illegals at the border and handing the Blessed Sacrament thru the fence bars.
Or fully-dressed bishops, nuns and priests marching in DC in a Soros event.
Or Cdl Dolan inviting gay groups to the parade and then leading it himself (in his collar of course).
Or Cdl Turkson in princely garb explaining to a few hundred movers and shakers that ptivate property must be eliminated.
Or Cardinal Nichols in flaming red consoling parents to trust the civil govt to decide if their babies live or die.
Good thing these abuses of the ancient garments are too vulgar and power-mad to ever be employed.
Now let’s not list all the political speeches of that man in white.
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