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(RNS) A Catholic priest who was pulled from ministry after a furor over denying communion to a lesbian at her mother?s funeral insists he did the right thing, and criticized the Washington archdiocese for disciplining him. By David Gibson.


  1. This guy needs to be pulled from ministry permanently. He is illiterate–and nasty–theologically and regarding sexual orientation. Of course, he not the only Catholic clergyman who falls into that category.

  2. I hope she somehow found some comfort and meaning in her mother’s funeral despite this. If not, stop by our Quaker meetinghouse and we will pray with you.

    So being non-Catholic is equivalent to being drunk or on drugs?