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Patrick Kennedy Communion

Rep. Patrick Kennedy Banned From Receiving Communion By Bishop Thomas Tobin

AP | RAY HENRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A month of harsh words between Rep. Patrick Kennedy and a strident critic, Roman Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin, escalated...

Rumble in Little Rhody: Patrick Kennedy Takes On The Bishop And The Church's Moral Myopia

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

Providence Bishop Tobin's barring Patrick Kennedy from receiving communion is an assault on the separation of church and state now enshrined in the First Amendment and the Kennedy legacy itself.

Patrick Kennedy Communion Dispute Reveals Divide Among Catholics

AP | RAY HENRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Pennsylvania lawmaker defended Rep. Patrick Kennedy on Monday against a bishop who has acknowledged asking the Rhode Island...