Of course, it’s their right to deny religious services to anyone, but I’m led to wonder whether the usurer Lorenzo de Medici was denied Christian burial in 1492. Maybe this fellow should have given more of his gay bar profits to building Cathedrals. Then again, it’s rumored but never proven that Lorenzo was refused absolution on his deathbed by Savonarola.
His business is adult entertainment, which is inconsistent with Catholic teaching,” Valdivia said. “People would be scandalized that the church granted a funeral to a person who had this type of business activity.