The Bishops and the Obama administration
(01-27-2012, 09:51 PM)verenaerin Wrote:
(01-27-2012, 09:49 PM)DrBombay Wrote: Because most everything the bishops say is ignored by the majority of Catholics anyway.  They have no, as in zero, moral authority left to make pronouncements on anything of consequence.  That ship sailed long ago when it was discovered so many bishops were guilty of hiding known pedophiles.  So, if the bishops tried to excommunicate Catholic politicians and direct Catholics on which candidate to vote for, the ignoring would cease long enough for Catholics to laugh hysterically at them and jeer, and then they would go back to ignoring them.  It's better to pretend you have power than to try to exercise it and discover you really have none.  Q.E.D.


I have to disagree with this. The only way back to having any power or authority is to start excommunicating. Let them laugh, let them leave. Did not B16 once say we may have to live with a smaller and more faithful Church? It will be a long journey back. But, the longest of them always begin with a first step.

Let them be anathema.

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Re: The Bishops and the Obama administration - by Adam Wayne - 01-29-2012, 11:52 PM

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