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Priest who Refused Communion to Lesbian Buddhist Placed on Leave, Faculties Removed

[Background here.] Fr. Marcel Guarnizo can no longer function as a priest in the Archdiocese of Washington.  Details below, courtesy Abbey Roads: A reader told me that Fr. Marcel’s pastor read the above letter at all the Masses this weekend, … Continue reading

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Letter of Apology to Lesbian Denied Communion at Mom’s Funeral

UPDATE:  Fr Marcel Guarnizo’s Response to the Eucharistic Incident here. MSNBC reports: Barbara Johnson knew last Saturday, the day of her mother’s funeral, would be difficult. But she and her lesbian partner of 20 years had no idea that the priest … Continue reading

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