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St. Cloud Priest Angered by Lesbian’s Communion Denial [AUDIO]

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ST. CLOUD – A story making national headlines this week caught the attention of a retired Catholic priest in St. Cloud.  Barbara Johnson was refused Communion at her mother’s funeral in Washington, D.C. last Saturday, because she’s a lesbian.

Father Henry Fehrenbacher says he felt the need to voice his opposition to the denial.

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Fehrenbacher says only God is allowed to judge anyone.

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Fehrenbacher says Priests should never deny anyone Communion for any reason.  The Archdiocese of D.C. has said that the denial is against the church’s policy.

At 91-years-old, Fehrenbacher is a retired Priest in the St. Cloud Diocese.  He spent most of his career at churches in New York City.

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