or “the Democratic Party at Prayer” as Sandra Miesel tartly describes them.
“Here is a call for the endurance and faith of the saints.” Revelation 13:10
None of this–I repeat, none of this–is a reason to give up on the Church (as some of my readers have toyed with). The Church is more than our hapless bench of bishops–and they are not eternal. The answer to spineless, clueless bishops is not to give up and go but to stay and soldier on. Christ is still Lord of the Church and we are called to love Her now above all.