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PHILADELPHIA: Archbishop Bans Remarried Couples, Unwed Couples, & Gays From Receiving Communion

And apparently gays should just get opposite-married anyway. Philly.com reports: Divorced and civilly remarried Catholics, as well as cohabitating unmarried couples, must “refrain from sexual intimacy” to receive Holy Communion in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput has asserted in a new set of pastoral guidelines. Released Friday, the guidelines instruct clergy and other archdiocesan leaders on implementing …

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