Post-Catholic padre

The Miami New Times catches up with Fr. Alberto Cutié:

Alberto Cutie: Post-Catholic Padre
In the Miami New Times, by Gus Garcia-Roberts Thursday, Nov 24 2011

What's it like to have your name be forever associated with the word canoodling? Father Alberto Cutié — priest, television personality, man who doesn't mind getting a little sand in his shorts when he makes out on the beach — seems to be taking it in stride.

In case you haven't spoken to your Hola!-subscribing abuelita since spring 2009, we'll fill you in. Roman Catholic Miami padre Cutié, who rose to Latin American superstardom — and acquired the dubious nickname "Father Oprah" — by hosting a series of television and radio shows, was snapped by a Mexican tabloid photographer, well, canoodling with a woman on South Beach sands. Cutié admitted to a two-year affair with the woman, and within a month he had ditched the Archdiocese of Miami for the Episcopal Church. That beach lover — Ruhama Buni Canellis — is now his wife and mother to their new daughter.

Comments (2)

His real sin in the eyes of the archdiocese, he believes, was he admitted to the affair rather than conforming to its "culture of secrecy."

In a nutshell.

June Butler

Excuse me, Miami New Times, but Fr Cutie is Post-Roman, NOT "Post-Catholic"!

JC Fisher

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