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Billy Boy

Catholic priest preaches first sermon at splinter church JUDY LIN, Associated Press &quotSEWICKLEY, Pa. – Celebrating Mass for the first time at his unsanctioned splinter church, the Rev. Bill Hausen on Sunday urged some 300 people to stop procrastinating before they ‘;die without really having lived.’" Breakaway priest is excommunicated Diocese issues warning to parishioners …

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As the Anglican World Turns

Just when I thought things couldn’t get wackier… Gay bishop sanctioned for marrying partner Saturday, May 8, 2004 Posted: 9:52 AM EDT (1352 GMT) “SAN FRANCISCO, California (AP) — The Episcopal Diocese of California has sanctioned a retired bishop for marrying his same-sex partner during a church ceremony in San Francisco, according to a published …

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Open To What?

I've often wondered about their motto myself. The "open minds" part worried me most. An open mind is like an open trap. It isn't useful unless it closes on something. Methodist 'Openness' Motto Queried — Open to What? Acquittal of Lesbian Pastor Source of Distress at UMC's General Conference By Fred Jackson and Jim Brown …

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Calling Real Men

Where Are God’s Warriors and Wild Men? Doug Giles Have you ever asked yourself, “Self, why do churches today look more like the lingerie department at Wal-Mart, than a battalion of men poised to plunder the powers of darkness?” Why do men avoid going to church, and what can be done about it? Certainly, the …

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Bill Again

Scare tactics?!? Starting an unauthorized church is schismatic. General absolution is heretical. This guy has more than a few loose screws. Priest Starts New Church, Slams Diocese For ‘Scare’ Tactics Tue Apr 13, 1:09 PM ET "A priest who holds views questioned by some in the Roman Catholic faith says the Pittsburgh Diocese is trying …

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