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Fr. Alberto Cutie Renounces his Catholic Faith and becomes an Episcopalian Comments

'This is truly a setback for ecumenical relations and cooperation between us' said the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Miami Continue Reading

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  1. Catherine
    5 years ago

    Last night I wrote a heartfelt letter of gratitude to a priest friend that I have had for the past 36 years. I shared my disturbed feelings on this situation; and told him how very much I, personally, appreciate his loyalty to the Church & his faithfulness to his promises and his vocation. It is priests like him who make me feel safe in the Catholic Church and in a world where we must struggle against confusion and all manner of disappointment and frank evil.

    I'm commenting here in the hope that others may consider writing to your favorite Catholic priest, to tell him of your appreciation of the sacrifices he makes, and the fidelity he shows every day of his life. The living witness of these fine men is a shining help, given by Christ & our Church, to us all.

  2. leeandra
    5 years ago

    Fr. Cutie and Ruhama Buni Canellis know exactly what they're doing and don't require anyone's pity or criticism in parting. I am more disturbed by the idea that so many Catholics would prefer he have abandoned his love of her to remain a Catholic priest. Or Father forgive you all for not knowing what you do when you ask priests to sacrifice their loved ones to serve the personal needs of people who persist in wanting priests to be Fr. Supermen and godly conduits, for their sake, rather than take personal, adult responsibility for their own spiritual development. God bless you Fr. Cutie for doing right by the woman you love, instead of heeding the counsel of the possessive, jealous, and spiteful faithful.

  3. Fr Bill
    5 years ago

    I am an Anglican, but not a part of the Episcopal Church nor hooked into Canterbury.

    I ask seriously what any Catholic (or catholic) would want to do with heretics and apostates of the Episcopal Church.

    Ecumenical efforts should be focused on Christians. The Episcopal Church has shown willfully that it wants only the dessert at the buffet.

  4. Carolyn Gray
    5 years ago

    I am surprised to read so many and rude comments about Albert Cutie's decision. We should embrace and praise him for his love of God and to continue to share the word of God with more people.

  5. james dillon
    5 years ago

    It always sad when a priest leaves the church, but especially under these circumstances. He has made his choice and ours is not to judge but to pray for his soul. Once ordained as a priest the soul is changed forever, lets pray for him. Also for his new Bishop who I think could have notified Bishop Favolora. Hopefully the ties can be repaired.

  6. eithena
    5 years ago


  7. Iyi
    5 years ago

    Fr cutie is a dissapointment.let us continue to pray for him

  8. Joseph
    5 years ago

    There's that word 'Roman' again, this time deliberately used as an insult, as it has always been, since the 17th century when it was invented by Protestants to insult and diminish our Universal Church by describing and reducing it to being merely 'Roman'.
    When is the hierarchy in all English-speaking countries (the only place where this obnoxious description of our Faith is used) going to take a stand and demand that we, like the Protestants, Jews and Muslims, have the right to be called by our own name? We are The Catholic Church, not the 'Roman' Catholic Church or the 'Baltimore' Catholic Church or 'Mexico City' Catholic Church etc. If we are not capable of defending even our own name (first used by St Ignatius of Antioch at the end of the 1st century A.D.) doesn't this speak volumes about our inability to take a robust stand on all the other issues we care so much about?

  9. DM
    5 years ago

    5+ yrs ago my wife and I left the Episcopal Church (and have never set foot inside since) and became Catholics when they decided morality was subject to a POPULAR VOTE and then voted the wrong way. There are many reasons why "membership" in the EC is declining and this is just one good example.

  10. Monica
    5 years ago

    What a disappointment.

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