Kerry Cited in Catholic Heresy Case

by Steve Ray on July 3, 2004

Julia Duin of the Washington Times has written about the new suit against Senator Kerry. It starts out: 

        A Catholic lawyer has filed heresy charges against Sen. John Kerry with the Archdiocese of Boston, accusing the Democratic presidential candidate of bringing “most serious scandal to the American public” by receiving Holy Communion as a pro-choice Catholic.
       The 18-page document was sent to the archdiocese June 14, but released to the public only yesterday by Marc Balestrieri, a Los Angeles-based canon lawyer and an assistant judge with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ tribunal, an ecclesiastical court.        “Heresy is a public, ecclesiastical crime,” said Mr. Balestrieri, 33, whose complaint is posted at
       The full story can be read at

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