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Priest Refuses Communion To Lesbian Couple At Own Mother’s Funeral Service

Yoo hoo, Pope Frank.... Is this that new, inclusive church you've been talking about?
Priest Refuses Communion To Lesbian Couple At Own Mother’s Funeral Service

Via Americans Against The Tea Party:

A Catholic priest in Missouri has denied Holy Communion to a woman at her mother’s funeral because she is in a lesbian relationship.

Carol Parker and Josephine Martin were told that they would not be welcome at the funeral service after the parish priest, Father Benjamin Kneib, read about the relationship in the obituary for Parker’s mother. Both women are longstanding members of the Church, and Parker has served as a lector, a cantor and has sung in the choir. However this counted for nothing after the priest got word of Parker’s homosexuality, as she told FOX News:

“He had called me the d...

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