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Lennon Cihak holds up the sign Nov. 14 that he photographed and posted on his Facebook page in Barnesville, Minn. Forum file photo

Chicago bishop offers to confirm Barnesville teen

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A nontraditional Catholic organization has offered to confirm a Barnesville 17-year-old after he was denied confirmation because of his support for gay marriage.


"I did speak to the father of the young man and let them know the Evangelical Catholic Diocese of the Northwest would be happy to confirm the young man if he is interested in doing so," said Bishop James Wilkowski, of Chicago.

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