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Exclusive Interview: Pseudonym interviews author

Let me say upfront that this was B.J.’s idea — not mine. My name is Barbara Johnson Heinlein. I am the author. B.J. Daniels is my pseudonym. To give you an idea of our relationship you would have to have seen Chucky movies. B.J. Daniels is my creation, the monster that has taken over my life. Read more...

Top Ten American Hero Barbara Johnson Goes To Her Next Big Reward

Out of nowhere, or Monaco, comes the sad news that Barbara Piasecka Johnson, who was the maid to and then third wife of J. Seward Johnson I (born 1895!), has now died, far too young at the age of 76. Ms. Johnson was busy until late out-surviving the six children of her husband from his first two marriages. Show More Summary

Better Know a Draft Pick: Barkevious Mingo

Name: Barkevious Mingo Nickname: “KeKe” From: The Zeppelin Republic of Mingovia Why anyone would call him anything other than “Barkevious” and/or Mingo: Uknown Parents Barbara Johnson and Hugh Mingo Siblings: [...] The post Better Know a Draft Pick: Barkevious Mingo appeared first on Kissing Suzy Kolber.

Yo Dawg of the Day

2 years agoOdd : The Daily What

On March 16th, the Washington Post published a correction to an article published on March 15th about a woman named Barbara Johnson that was accompanied by the photo of a different woman named Barbara Johnson. On March 17th, the Washington Post published a correction to the correction it published on March 16th after it emerged [...]

Communion-Denying Priest: ‘I Did The Only Thing A Faithful Catholic Priest Could Do’

Father Marcel Guarnizo has finally spoken out about a recent incident in which he denied communion to Barbara Johnson, a lesbian woman, at her mother’s funeral. Guarnizo has since been suspended, and in his statement, he clarifies that the suspension was entirely related to the incident with Johnson and defends his actions: But I am [...]

"Can you be a Catholic and practice Buddhism at the same time?"

So-called "religious pluralism": [Barbara] Johnson’s depiction of her faith mirrors that even of some clergy, including famed Trappist monk Thomas Merton who embraced and deeply studied Buddhism before his death in the 1960s. More recently,...Show More Summary

Barbara Johnson’s Buddhist Catholicism

2 years agoReligion : Under God

The story we’ve been covering in recent days about a Maryland priest who refused to give a lesbian Communion at her mother’s funeral has set off many sensitive, complicated subjects for Catholics. Who is eligible for Communion? What are the responsibilities of a priest? What’s the spiritual purpose of a funeral Mass? Read full article >>

Priest Who Ruined Lesbian's Mother's Funeral Placed On "Administrative Leave"

2 years agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

The priest who denied Barbara Johnson communion at her mother's funeral and walked out during her eulogy is suspended -- but higher-ups claim it's got nothing to do with that whole lez thing.

Good Cop, Bad Cop

2 years agoReligion : The Revealer

Mary Valle:  Fr. Marcel Guarnizo, the priest who denied Barbara Johnson (also known as the "lesbian Barbara Johnson") communion at her mother's funeral, has been put on administrative leave for having "engaged in intimidating behavior toward parish staff and others that is incompatible with proper priestly ministry."

Priest Who Refused Lesbian Communion at Her Mother's Funeral is Placed on Leave from Church

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Archiocese of Washington has placed Father Marcel Guarnizo on administrative leave over his actions toward Barbara Johnson, a lesbian who says she was "humiliated" at the funeral of her mother, the Washington Blade reports. Guarnizo refused to give Johnson...

Priest Who Denied Lesbian Communion At Her Mother’s Funeral Placed On Administrative Leave

Last month, Barbara Johnson made headlines by sharing her story that at her own mother’s funeral, the priest refused to serve her communion because she was a lesbian. That priest, Father Marcel Guarnizo, has now been placed on administrative leave. According to a letter from Bishop Barry C. Knestout obtained by the Washington Blade, Guarnizo’s [...]

Lesbian Buddhist Agitator Spits On Her Mother’s Faith at Funeral

Buddhist Barbara Johnson spits on her mother’s faith. Johnson, a Buddhist, garnered national elite media attention when she was denied communion at her own mother’s Catholic funeral. There was a reason for this. Johnson is a radical far left activist … Continue reading ?

Dramatic Page-One WashPost Story of Lesbian-Scarred-by-Priest Scandal Begins to Fall Apart

On February 29, The Washington Post created a scandal for the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington by dramatizing the denial of communion to lesbian activist Barbara Johnson at her mother’s funeral. Reporter Michelle Boorstein paintedShow More Summary

Don’t Blame the Priest for Acting Catholic

Loetta Johnson died recently and, at her funeral, her daughter Barbara Johnson went up to receive communion from Rev. Marcel Guarnizo. What happened next made national news: The priest refused Johnson, who is gay, the sacramental bread and wine. “He … Continue reading ?

Church Denies Communion To Grieving Daughter; Equated Same Sex Marriage With Owning Slaves

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A week ago yesterday, a lesbian named Barbara Johnson attended her mother's funeral in Gaithersburg, MD. It was a Catholic funeral. Father Marcel Guarnizo, the cleric who presided over the ceremony, doesn't like gay people: during communion he refused to...

Lesbian Denied Communion Receives Apology, Seeks Priest's Firing

Barbara Johnson, who was denied communion at her mother's funeral last weekend at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Maryland, wants the priest responsible to be dismissed.

Lesbian Denied Communion at Mother's Funeral Speaks Out: VIDEO

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

I've posted a couple times about Barbara Johnson, a lesbian who was denied communion by a priest at her mother's funeral in Maryland. The priest, Father Marcel Guarnizo, walked out in protest of Johnson's sexuality as she was giving a...

Lesbian: 'Denied communion' at mom's funeral

(CNN)–CNN's Brooke Baldwin spoke to Barbara Johnson who says a priest denied her communion at her mother's funeral Mass at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Gaithersburg, Maryland because she is a lesbian. In response to Johnson's story going public the Archdioceses of Washington responded saying in a statement to CNN: In matters of faith [...]

Lesbian Who Was Denied Communion Says Episode Has ‘Strengthened My Faith In The Church’

Barbara Johnson said she was “stunned” when a Catholic priest denied her communion at her own mother’s funeral because she was a lesbian living “a sin” and told CNN this afternoon that the now infamous episode “felt unreal.” The priest also walked out in the middle of Johnson’s eulogy to her mother. The Archdiocese of [...]

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