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    Alexandre, LadyMiseryAli

    Can't accept McVeigh as being secular.

    His declaration of being an agnostic was one day prior to his execution.

    Prior to his execution he was administered a Catholic sacrament.

    McVeigh was raised Roman Catholic.[85] During his childhood, he and his father attended Mass regularly.[86] McVeigh was confirmed at the Good Shepherd Church in Pendleton, New York, in 1985.[87] In a 1996 interview, McVeigh professed belief in "a God", although he said he had "sort of lost touch with" Catholicism and "I never really picked it up, however I do maintain core beliefs."[85] In the 2001 book American Terrorist, McVeigh stated that he did not believe in Hell and that science is his religion.[88][89] In June 2001, a day before the execution, McVeigh wrote a letter to the Buffalo News identifying as agnostic.[90] Before his execution, McVeigh took the Catholic sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick.[91]
    Yes, even Timothy McVeigh was a product of the Christian church.

    *Austerity is the opposite of Prosperity*

    by josmndsn on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 07:46:26 PM PDT

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