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Michigan priest tells homosexual judge not to receive Communion

November 27, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: A Catholic priest in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has come under criticism after he instructed an openly homosexual parishioner that she should not receive Communion. Sara Smolenski, a local judge who is a partner in a same-sex marriage, complained that, in a private conversation, Father Scott Nolan had told her “you cannot accept Communion.” Parishioners sympathetic to Smolenski have called for the priest’s removal.

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