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  1. Ralph Hythloday

    “A new wrinkle in the gay-Catholic debate: ”

    I don’t understand how this is a new wrinkle. The Church simply acted in accordance with its beliefs. A teacher at a Catholic school, charged with passing on the Catholic faith to young people, shouldn’t be publicly dissenting from Catholic doctrine; if a teacher does, then the School should act to remove the teacher from that position in order to avoid leading young children astray from the teaching of the Church and avoid the sin of scandal.

    • Many left wing groups believe they can micro-manage everyone else by way of the Supreme Court — and they have been doing it. (Gay, pro-choice, PETA, feminists) have been battering down schools, scouts ..anything that challenges them. Now they are surprised the Supreme court does not govern Rome. It only has authority inside the U.S. Public schools and work places have changed quite a bit. Equality is good, but tyranny is not .. and they have been tyrannical.

  2. Hey Old Dude, Have U looked at SCOTUS over the last 30 yr.’s or so? Not exactly a liberal court is it. Then U add in the 8 yr.’s of Bush/Cheney and things have been a bit tough on liberals. Yes, we all have the right of free speech and who can blame us libs for trying to make the world better. Do you remember when Christ said to ignore the poor and hungrey for it’s their own fault and also when he said if someone asks you for help by all means ignore them. Or when he said to curse the disabled and ignore the homeless vets for once again it’s their fault? That Jesus just mentioned never did say any of those things but that is the ‘religion” most right wing Christians are buying into these days. I know from personal experience for I am disabled and I have heard supposed Chritians say the things mentioned above and more to try and fit their “gospel’ into that of Christ’s. Of course it doesn’t fit but they still keep trying to convince their folowers that greed is good, wealth is even better and damned be those who are poor or are in need. After all, my blindness must be my fault, somehow, and if I had enough faith, which I apparently don’t, I would be healed. I resent the hatred of the right towards people like myself and the teacher fired by the Catholic school. It was a great way of showing the light of Christ to that women. Sad and pity is also what I feel for those that believe that the judgement of God will fall on everyone but them for Christ did say with whatever measure you judge someone with that same measure I will judge you. Again, sad and enough said.

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