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Thursday, November 1, 2012

Bishop orders priests to read anti-Obama letter at Sunday sermons | McClatchy

Joining the chorus of Roman Catholic clergy in Illinois criticizing President Barack Obama before next week's election, Peoria Bishop Daniel Jenky ordered priests to read a letter to parishioners on Sunday before the presidential election, explaining that politicians who support abortion rights also reject Jesus.

"By virtue of your vow of obedience to me as your Bishop, I require that this letter be personally read by each celebrating priest at each Weekend Mass," Jenky wrote in a letter circulated to clergy in the Catholic Diocese of Peoria.

via www.mcclatchydc.com

This is actually very unusual; indeed I can't think of another time this sort of thing has been done. --TS

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