Does Church Suppress God’s Will? That’s Wicked, Right?

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Like Mark Shea, I too thought the National Catholic Reporter had endorsed female ordination years ago. I actually had no intention of writing about it for my First Things column, today. Yet somehow -- and though I had intended to write more about Calah Alexander and the idea of a Ministry of Succor to young mothers, I ended up at female ordination, asking a few questions about NCR's stand: The overbearing men of Rome, most particularly Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI, are depicted as … [Read more...]

War on Women Propaganda

All wars have their propaganda I must say, I like this salvo -- a clever video put out by the Susan B. Anthony List: I especially like the closing line: "Tell President Obama to respect a woman's choice to practice her beliefs...not his." And you can do that here. In other news, DC Bishop Donald Wuerl is trying some pastoral instruction on Georgetown. My bet is Georgetown won't be listening. I am more than ever convinced that schism within the American church is around the … [Read more...]


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