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Dutch Catholics “Debaptize” Themselves Over Pope’s Anti-Gay Comments

Years ago I posted about the “debaptism” movement in which Catholics request that their names formally be stricken from the memberships rolls of their local diocese. This month that (mostly) symbolic move has gained steam in the Netherlands due to Pope Ratzinger’s incessant attacks on same-sex marriage. Tom Roes, whose website allows people to download the documents needed to leave …

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