Fr. Scott Nolan, St. Stephen's Catholic Church, November 27, 2019Stephen Kokx / LifeSiteNews
By Stephen Kokx, LifeSiteNews, Nov. 28, 2019
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EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan, November 28, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — Hundreds of Catholics from across the Diocese of Grand Rapids attended the 6:30 pm Mass yesterday at St. Stephen’s to show support for Fr. Scott Nolan who received pushback after telling a lesbian “married” judge she should not present herself to receive Holy Communion.
St. Stephen’s Catholic ChurchStephen Kokx / LifeSiteNews
Nolan, 33, had come under intense media scrutiny after a disgruntled parishioner, Sara Smolenski, chief judge of the Kent County District Court in Western Michigan, told a local NBC affiliate that he refused to give her Holy Communion because she is “married” to a woman.