May supporters of marriage equality receive communion?


I encourage you to read my blogs at the Huffington Post, particularly the latest on whether  a Catholic who upholds marriage equality receive Holy Communion. I’ve included an excerpt below and a link to the entire post for your convenience.

May Catholic Supporters of Marriage Equality Receive Communion?

Can a Catholic who upholds marriage equality receive Holy Communion? This was the question put to Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit, who answered in the negative, declaring that Catholic supporters of marriage equality should refrain from the Eucharist. They “deny the revelation of Christ entrusted to the Church,”the Archbishop said, and added: “This sort of behavior amounts to publicly rejecting one’s integrity and logically bring[ing] shame for a double-dealing that is not unlike perjury.”

On April 12, however, retired Detroit Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Gumbleton contradicted Vigneron and reassured Catholics: “Don’t stop going to Communion. You’re okay.” Read more. 

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