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It's a celebration of Richard's life


  • Video: Funeral Mass  & Other Related Events: Click Below:

  • Boston Herald Op-Ed (09/01/09): Margery Eagan: "Pro-choice means anti-Ted for Catholics." Click below.

  • Pope's silence on Kennedy's death. Click below.

  • Senator Ted Kennedy's personal letter to Pope Benedict XVI. Click below.

  • Pope Benedict XVI impersonal response to Senator Kennedy. Click below.

  • TIME: "Pope's response to Ted Kennedy's letter: Pro Forma." Click below.

  • The folowing blog & responses illustrate the low level of literacy and class exhibited by these "Catholic" right wingers about the presence of Cardinal Seán O'Malley at Senator Kennedy's funeral mass. (The blog also targets specifics of the mass.) Click below. (P.S. Re. one of the blogs: is this how 'Catholic" right wingers spell 'Thank you' in German or is it really 'danka' that they mean?) Click below.

  • Cardinal Seán O'Malley's response to Catholic Right Wingers (from The Boston Globe, 09/03/09). Click below.

  • Cardinal Seán O'Malley's Blog. (The Blog includes the Cardinal's defense for presiding at Senator Kennedy's funeral & photos of the Senator's funeral at the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Mission Church, Boston, MA, Aug. 29, 2009.) Click below.


  • Senator Kennedy and Pope Benedict XVI's silence.

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