'Father Oprah,' Fiancée Set Wedding Date

Former Catholic cleric plans Episcopalian nuptials
By Marie Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 12, 2009 3:39 PM CDT
'Father Oprah,' Fiancée Set Wedding Date
The Rev. Alberto Cutie and girlfriend Ruhama Buni Canellis chat with a member of the Church of the Resurrection at a reception after mass on May 31, 2009, in Biscayne Park, Fla.   (AP Photo)

The onetime Catholic priest whose cavorting with his then-girlfriend led to his departure from the church is headed for the altar—as the groom. The Rev. Alberto Cutié, aka the "kissing priest," and his girlfriend of 2 years plan to wed this month in the Episcopal church, which he joined last month after they were photographed in a clinch on the beach, the Miami Herald reports.
(More Ruhama Buni Canellis stories.)

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