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Rev. John Unni Defies Boston Archdiocese To Preach Gay Inclusion In St. Cecilia's Catholic Church (VIDEO)

John Unni Gay Inclusion

First Posted: 06/14/11 07:24 PM ET Updated: 08/14/11 06:12 AM ET

Last week brought news that the Boston Archdiocese had directed St. Cecilia's Catholic Church to cancel a specially scheduled liturgy called, "All Are Welcome".

The announcement of the special mass had led to outrage from more conservative church members and motivated the Archdiocese to intervene by issuing an official clarification on the matter. This past Sunday, St. Cecilia's priest, the Rev. John Unni, was instructed to reiterate the official announcement. Instead, Father Unni delivered a passionate and heartfelt sermon on the importance of love and inclusion, witnessed by HuffPost blogger Tom Matlack, and captured on video by the Boston Globe.

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