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Wednesday, December 29, 2004

Final Mass at Sacred Heart, San Franciso

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Historic church closes due to alleged retrofit cost, low attendance "It's a very large, valuable corner lot, a prime spot for development." See also sad photos of the final Mass.

The motto on Archbishop O'Malley's Coat of Arms

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QUODCUMQUE DIXERIT FACITE which is taken from Saint John's Gospel, Chapter 2, verse 5 and comes from the Blessed Virgin's statement at the wedding feast at Cana, "Do whatever He tells you". Since when does this include throwing a child out of Church at Christmas and calling the police.

Archdiocese drops charges dropped in church trespass

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If you call the police, don't act surprised when someone gets arrested. No-one will believe you. Where would the Church be today if the first Christians had behaved like this?

"Carter said: ''I'm not worried. These decisions are made on a parish-by-parish basis. I think the right judgment was made in this case.""

Not worried; you should be. How do these people sleep at night?

Three wise men

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..appear early this year

Archdiocese of Boston

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Gets police to evict a 14 year old child from Catholic Church at Christmas.

St Casimir, Diocese of Toledo

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Locals fight for tradition