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Monday, February 17, 2014

How long can Bishop Robert Finn possibly keep his job?

Posted By on Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 8:13 AM

Pope Francis he is not.
  • Pope Francis he is not.
This past December, the mother of Chillicothe resident Carol Parker died. Because both mother and daughter had been longtime members of St. Columban Catholic Church in Chillicothe (Carol also sang in the choir), the funeral was held in the church.

But then the priest of St. Columban, the Rev. Benjamin Kneib, read in a newspaper obituary that Carol Parker was a lesbian in a committed relationship with another woman. So he did exactly what Jesus would have done: He coldly refused to extend communion to Parker and her partner at the funeral service.

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