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Vatican adviser: Deny communion to Cuomo over same-sex marriage stance

A senior adviser to the Vatican, who is a theology professor in Detroit, blasted the Catholic governor of New York for his strong backing of same-sex marriage, saying that he should be punished for his “brazen” violation of Catholicism by being denied Holy Communion a key part of the Catholic faith. …

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  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Henrietta22

    Maybe the complaining and vengeful Catholics should just get it all over with and have another inquisition.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment pagansister

    The RCC needs to stay out of their member’s personal decisions. But of course they can’t do that—so they can be the parent and say–“No food for you” at church, AKA communion.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment james anderson

    You non Catholics need to step off on this. They are WELL WITHIN THEIR RIGHT to disicipline their flock as they see fit. If these “pretending Catholics” don’t want to accept correction from the Catholic Church …..let them “join” the Episcopalians or Lutherans………. or satanistsinists or what ever. It’s not a social club its a Church. Disicipline and correction for the good of the individual and the other memebers is part of it. …Its really none of your concern.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment pagansister

    The people elect those folks, J. Anderson, so they serve us, not their church! If they have a problem doing that with their faith, no matter what it is, then they are in the wrong business. And politics is a business…actually, so is the RCC.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Grumpy Old Person

    james anderson,

    OUR marriages are “really none of your concern either. You and the bishops should MYOB.

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