Dom Sebastian Moore’s “Poor Little Who”–I Don’t Get It!

Dom Sebastian Moore

Dom Sebastian Moore, Benedictine monk, moral theologian and poet, died on February 28 at the age of 96.  His funeral will be held March 14 at Downside Abbey.A controversial figure in the Church, Moore was an avowed homosexual; he disagreed openly with Pope John Paul II's thought-provoking body of writings which, collectively, are known as "The Theology of the Body."   He made it his habit to write a sonnet every day--and frequently, his poems took pot shots at elements of the Catholic Faith w … [Read more...]