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Catholic Priest Defends Denying Communion To Lesbian Woman

Posted 03.16.2012 | Religion

By David Gibson Religion News Service (RNS) A Catholic priest who was pulled from ministry after a furor over denying Communion to a lesbian at he...

Father 'No Communion For You!' Fired For One Reason Or Another

John Shore | Posted 05.12.2012 | Religion
John Shore

The announcement letter from the Washington archdiocese said that Guarnizo was placed on leave for "engaging in intimidating behavior toward parish staff and others that is incompatible with proper priestly ministry."

Priest Who Denied Communion To Lesbian Withdrawn For 'Intimidating Behavior'

Posted 03.12.2012 | Religion

Rev. Marcel Guarnizo, the priest who denied a lesbian woman communion at her mother's funeral, has been withdrawn and placed on administrative leave.*...

Lesbian Denied Communion At Mom's Funeral: 'The Worst Experience On The Worst Day' Of My Life

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Maryland lesbian who was denied Communion by a Catholic priest while attending her mother's funeral is speaking out about her experience. CNN's ...

Father 'No Communion For You!' Not The Whole Story

John Shore | Posted 04.30.2012 | Religion
John Shore

You've likely heard the story of Barbara Johnson, who was denied holy communion by the priest officiating at the funeral of her beloved mother. But that priest is the sole villainous Catholic in a story starring a great many heroes.

Maryland Priest Denies Communion To Lesbian Parishioner At Her Mother's Funeral

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Maryland-based priest is garnering heat in the blogosphere today after allegedly denying communion to a lesbian parishioner attending her mother's f...