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Father Kevin Lee, Catholic Priest, Admits To Being Secretly Married (VIDEO)

Father Kevin Lee, Catholic Priest, Admits To Being Secretly Married (VIDEO)

Commented May 3, 2012 at 11:05:45 in Religion

“What kind of religion denies human the basic right to love and enjoy marriage? It is unnatural to expect someone to love a whole life of celibacy”

Kelly Kile on May 3, 2012 at 11:09:21

“They already deny that human right, to any LGBT couples. The Catholic Church has a long and storied history of discrimination against anyone who doesn't follow the teachings that they follow.”

Dornberger1 on May 3, 2012 at 11:08:23

“Then don't take the job!”
Pregnant Jessica Simpson, Eric Johnson Step Out In The Rain (PHOTO)

Pregnant Jessica Simpson, Eric Johnson Step Out In The Rain (PHOTO)

Commented Mar 27, 2012 at 01:14:35 in Celebrity

“I'm betting half of you are fatter, and you're not even pregnant. Leave her alone, really. Why do you care so much (to those who are criticizing her)?”

Claire Roche on Mar 27, 2012 at 01:40:45

“We don't really care, we're just stating our opinion. (I weigh 131, at 5'7" by the way.)”
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Obama's Religion Still A Campaign Issue: Some Alabama, Mississippi GOP Voters Believe President Is Muslim

Commented Mar 13, 2012 at 14:02:18 in Politics

“One thing I don't understand is that people talk so much about Islam, yet they are not labeled Islamaphobics, yet when someone makes the slightest comment about a Jew, he/she is instantly back-lashed and labeled an Anti-Semite. What's the difference? Same with racism, etc.

(Btw I am not at all insinuating anything negative about Jews, many of my close friends are Jewish and they actually agree with my point)”

googlemeee on Mar 13, 2012 at 14:45:33

“OMG finally someone who shares my point exactly!”
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Obama's Religion Still A Campaign Issue: Some Alabama, Mississippi GOP Voters Believe President Is Muslim

Commented Mar 13, 2012 at 13:59:42 in Politics

“I agree! This country was found on freedom, I don't understand what the big deal is”

"We Don't Divorce Little Girls," Said the Judge. "But How Come You Allow Little Girls to Get Married?" Said the Little Girl.

Commented Jan 3, 2012 at 23:42:38 in World

“Thanks for owning up to it though, I really respect that. Maybe I shouldn't have put in such a defensive tone. We both have good points and we are both right in a sense. :)”

Me atlast on Jan 4, 2012 at 08:58:52

“Thank you. Have a grand day...”

"We Don't Divorce Little Girls," Said the Judge. "But How Come You Allow Little Girls to Get Married?" Said the Little Girl.

Commented Jan 3, 2012 at 16:07:52 in World

“Oh no I agree with you about no child should be married that young... But why did you bring in the prophet and tie it to Islam? The prophet took his wife thousands of years ago when it was normal to be married so young. Islam's precedents don't have anything to do with it, and the article does not upstate that the law is unislamic BECAUSE the prophet married young. So why did you assume that?”

ZoeyMO on Jan 4, 2012 at 15:36:47

“She didn't assume it, she asked the question "Is it because Mohammed took an underaged wife?" That is an extremely reasonable question to ask, given the statement that it is "un-Islmaic" to set a minimum age for marriage. And 10 and 11 was young for marriage ANYWHERE. Fourteen, like Juliet, was pretty common, but most societies have been uncomfortable with marrying off 10 and 11-year-olds who have rarely reached puberty.”

Me atlast on Jan 3, 2012 at 23:31:37

“You are correct, I made assumptions. My mistake.”

"We Don't Divorce Little Girls," Said the Judge. "But How Come You Allow Little Girls to Get Married?" Said the Little Girl.

Commented Jan 3, 2012 at 13:20:24 in World

“Before you start talking, you should probably have your facts straight. Hundreds of years ago ALL women (including your "oh-so-civilized" America) married young. The latest would probably be 12 years old.

Their life expectancy then was around 30 years, so it was not considered young for them. Also, the women hit puberty earlier, and are considered women at that age.”

allygard on Jan 4, 2012 at 14:07:39

“Women did not hit puberty earlier 100's of years ago, that is something that is occurring in the developed modern world due to better nutrition. Other than that your point is valid, due to life expectancy and high maternal mortality rates taking young wives was a cultural norm.”

Me atlast on Jan 3, 2012 at 15:46:52

“What happened hundreds of years ago is irrelevant, and I did not infer America as civilized. What I said was, regardless of "tradition", it is WRONG to marry off children. If religious leaders can't see that the times have changed, and that they need to re-evaluate themselves, to say that setting a minimum age is un-Islamic... well, that is uncivilized, and closed minded.”