I can’t add much to this Exhibit 2349342 in the case for having Amy Welborn declared a National Treasure. How succinct: “Stop it. Give us good policies, but moreover, give us the assurance that you will just stop it.” How we sheep long to see bishops who will not just demand we trust them but [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/06/29996.html

Here’s a humbling quote “I check what they are saying before I check the Washington Post,” admitted Rod Dreher, a senior writer with National Review Online. “I trust their insights more than I trust the insights found in most secular newspapers.” From Tim Drake’s article on us Catholic bloggers in the most recent issue of [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/06/29997.html

Apparently, I’m still unclear I agree that, in future, those who experience homosexual temptation should not be ordained. My question pertains to those who already are ordained and who have lived good ministries without succumbing to temptation. Why kick them out? I can’t see a good reason for it. Can anybody give me one? I [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/06/29998.html

North Korea: Member of the Axis of Evil [Read more...]

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Washington State Governor Condemns Boy Scouts for Failing to be as Irresponsible as American Bishops [Read more...]

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Damn! [Read more...]

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Yes, you need to spell it out for me I asked: “But what of the Henri Nouwens [i.e. celibate priests who have faithfully resisted their disordered inclinations and served honorably as priests]? Shall we punish the innocent just to make sure we nail the guilty?” To which somebody named Jay responds rather testily: “Homosexuals do [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/06/30002.html

What Do I Want? A number of people seem to think my personal preference and delight would be for bad bishops to go on exactly as they have forever. They seem to have gotten this idea because I have been saying, “Like it or not, the Holy Father (who is neither a fool nor wicked) [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/06/30003.html

Andrew Sullivan heads for the hills Sullivan’s off to spend some quality time goofing off. Too bad. I’d love to hear him spin his way out of this: “There is no outbreak of heterosexual child molestation in the American church. In the words of the late Rev. Michael Peterson, who co-founded the well-known clergy-treating St. [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/06/30004.html

50% of the Human Race has an IQ below average Here’s a vital email warning from one of those folks. [Read more...]

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SNAP has class They’re withdrawing their lawsuit so the bishops will be free to talk with them in Dallas. God knows the bishops need to listen to them. [Read more...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/06/30006.html

James Kovacs’ Integrity Blog has some good stuff from Cardinal George on the Situation [Read more...]

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