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May 15th, 2010
02:45 PM ET

Catholics fight ruling on lesbians' child

Catholic activists are asking Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley to get more involved in the matter.

Progressive Catholic groups vented outrage Friday over the decision of a Roman Catholic school in Massachusetts to rescind the admission of an 8-year-old student because his parents are lesbians.

"The idea that a child might be punished because he does not live with his two biologic parents is antithetical to notions of Christian charity and Catholic social justice," said Patrick Whelan, president of Catholic Democrats, in a statement Friday.

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Filed under: Catholic Church • Culture & Science

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  1. feminazi Spinster

    Why on earth would two homosexual parents want to send their child to a Catholic school? Their lifestyles are 100% completely opposed to just about every teaching of the Catholic church. It makes about as much sense as two Satanists wanting to send their child to a Catholic school. These are obviously two self centered homosexual activists who are more interested in homosexual activism than in their own child`s welfare. The state child protection authority should remove the child from these homosexual freaks before they do any more psychological damage to him.

    August 25, 2010 at 5:07 am |
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