Monday, June 5, 2006

Rainbow Sashers in MN Denied Communion

More reasons to spend time in adoration and in prayer for offenses against the Blessed Sacrament and for conversion.

Communion Denied to Activists
Gay Rights Supporters Wear Rainbow Sashes to Minn. Mass

By Alan Cooperman
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, June 5, 2006; Page A07

More than 50 gay rights activists wearing rainbow-colored sashes were denied Holy Communion at a Pentecost service yesterday at the Roman Catholic Cathedral in St. Paul, Minn., parishioners and church officials said.

In an act that some witnesses called a "sacrilege" and others called a sign of "solidarity," a man who was not wearing a sash received a Communion wafer from a priest, broke it into pieces and handed it to some of the sash wearers, who consumed it on the spot.

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