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December 02, 2013

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As we all know, there was a time not too long ago in which it was believed RC politicians would put the dictates of the Pope before the laws and Constitution of the United States of America and therefore were unfit for public office.

These mooks are trying to prove those fears well-founded.

(Also, I'm enjoying all those rightwing Catholics who spent the last three decades screaming the Church isn't a democracy you have to do what the Pope says or else! suddenly discovering the value of dissent.)


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A few decades ago, being divorced and remarried meant one could not partake of the Eucharist but could still attend the Mass.

For all practical purposes, this is no longer enforced in the USA even though (jumping into fundamentalist mode here) the Gospels cite Jesus as specifically saying that even divorcing someone without sufficient cause forces them to commit adultery. But I can't find where Jesus said similar about same-sex couples.

I wonder if it is some psychological mechanism that doesn't want to admit that we've looked at marriage differently (in modern political parlance, weakened marriage) but don't want to admit it. So we can forget that we've changed if we channel all our energy into protesting LBGT.


I think that the excommunication queue is seriously backlogged with right-wing judges that issue death sentences.

So Quinn might make it to the front of the line sometime around, oh, 2835 or so.

now the GOP wants more 'religion'.

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