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Gay Activists Denied Communion at Catholic College Mass by Archbishop Nienstedt Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt recently sent out a DVD defending marriage and calling the faithful to do so with their votes in the upcoming elections. This is the reason he is being opposed by homosexual equivalency activists. The Homosexual Equivalency Movement is now engaged in open defiance right within the sanctuary of the Catholic Church. This offense against the Church masquerades as a call for equal rights. Dissident ... Continue Reading

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  1. Heather C.
    4 years ago

    This guy should be POPE. I earnestly pray that he will!

  2. Paul
    4 years ago

    God is Great.

  3. Sara Palen
    4 years ago

    Does ST. Johns College actually support their bishop? Would they say it was an act of charity for the church to deny Holy Communion to those who publicly protest with Church teaching while in the act of going to receive Communion? what is the statement of the college. of the Abbey?Since it has been in many newspapers, I ask for someone at St. John's to explain what it is that happened there. Seems there is some conflict.

  4. Pat
    4 years ago

    I would like to know if the Bishop is also refusing to give communion to those politicians who are openly Pro-abortion under the guise of supporting woman's choice.
    If one is to deny communion due to the public knowledge of one's sin, or support of sin, such as homosexuality, then one must also deny communion publicly to those politicians- for example Pelosi and Tom Ridge, who openly and repeatedly support abortion. Are we not also concerned for their souls and the sad example that they bring to our youth and the church.
    Ridge is to speak at a Catholic University - DeSales on October 27th in PA. Why are Catholic colleges supporting him?
    While homosexuality is a sin, is it a greater sin than destroying life?

  5. Christopher
    4 years ago

    Well written article bravo to the Bishop for having the courage to protect the Eucharist. I'm hoping that those who choose their lifestyle will understand that.

  6. K.Nishkalank
    4 years ago

    Sarah Palin wrote in the comment that a priest had later distributed Holy Communion to the dissidents. The priest should be punished How can he go against the teaching of the Church. He should be careful, some rough elements may manhandle him Let him study the teaching of the Church and the word of God in prayer

  7. Rose Kalappurakal
    4 years ago

    We catholics believe that Jesus is the Way the Truth and the Life. We believe that Jesus established the Church and He will continue to be with the Church till the end of time. The Church is the authority on all morality whether sexual or otherwise .So we the believers should always learn the teachings and try to abide by them. The Church clearly teaches that homosexual activties are sinful and also that the few who may have an orientation should be treated with kindness. This is frquently reiterated by the Church through Encyclicals and Pastoral letters. Who are these gentlemen and women who want to change the Church ? They are not gods. God the Eternal father is the only one whose words are to be listened and obeyed. Those who create troubles in churches or allied organisations are CRIMINALS and they should be treated accordingly

  8. Julian
    4 years ago

    I think the problem is society at large does not read serious books or anything of substance. Therefore they only get views that the media and the zeitgeist believe and so they are easily programmed and manipulated. They are only exposed to CURRENT THINKING, and automatically become chronological snobs.Logical thinking goes off when one watches tv. This would have been considered an abomination decades ago and still is in most part of the world (according to population). First something is considered ridiculous. Then it is considered normal. Then people cannot imagine they ever thought otherwise. Americans are too busy with work and distractions that they have no time to think and are easily seduced by various interest groups, particularly they homosexuals and atheists.
    "Tradition is the democracy for the Dead" - Chesterton

  9. Per
    4 years ago

    The homosexuals, and those that support them, seem to rely heavily on the argument that they are born that way; it's genetic; it must be God's plan for them.

    There is no science backing up this theory. Some genetic markers have been found to be more prevalent in homosexuals than in heterosexuals, but this proves nothing. Quite the opposite: there are way more heterosexuals than homosexuals with the same genetics.

    Homosexuals are made, not born. Homosexuality is an acquired habit, just like nailbiting and smoking. And just as people can learn to stop biting their nails or smoking tobacco, so can homosexuals get a grip and learn to get by without this debilitating habit. No-one is asking them to stop loving. We are asking them to give up, and stop spreading, a disastrous lifestyle.

  10. Anne
    4 years ago

    Homosexuals do NOT need a legal paper with a partner for anything legal. Wills, life insurance, bank financial papers, home ownership, car ownership, etc., all allow everyone to put ANY name as co-owner or beneficiary. Marriage is not required. Paul's Oct 8 message above is correct - "complaisancy" - regarding homosexual acts or abortion is sinful. See the "CCC 2nd Ed" paragraphs he referred to.


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