S.C. priest tells flock to repent for Obama votes

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A South Carolina Catholic priest has warned parishioners who voted for President-elect Barack Obama that they “drink and eat their own condemnation” if they receive Communion without confessing their sin. But the priest, the Rev. Jay Scott Newman, overstepped his priestly authority and the wishes of the Catholic bishops, said the Rev. Thomas Reese, a […]

  • Ever faithful

    Let’s pray the Catholic church figures out how to make protecting “born” children from themselves a priority.

  • L. Baker

    From a very different perspective… Organizations that claim to be non-profit organizations and ask the government to grant them this classification are prohibited from conducting political campaign activities to influence elections to public office. This vocal priest needs to know the law. Denying a cradle catholic communion because of their voting preference sounds like “influencing elections” to me. As a life-long catholic…I believe that we should change our name from Roman Catholic Church to the American Anti-Abortion Church. That’s how it feels.