I wish to thank all those who have contributed their opinions to the discussion what ways the Church can/should change in the next pontificate and ways it cannot/should notchange. Some of the responses have come in the form of full blog entries, rather than comments. I’d like now to offer rebuttals and clarifications.
There’s been much talk lately of what the Church should do and/or change – according to American Catholics. It’s driving me nuts. First off, I wish Americans would get over their own self-importance. There are lots on non-American Catholics throughout the world. Secondly, the Church is not run by popular opinion. The Church seeks to …
The ludicrous nature of this story has me at a loss for words (Hey! Stop cheering! 😉 ). This is only slightly less idiotic than so-called "wrongful birth" cases. Melbourne boy gets "divorce" from mother A 14-year-old Melbourne boy has been granted a divorce from his mother on the grounds of irreconcilable differences.
I sympathize with this group well. Sadly, the Roman Catholic Church may someday need their services. Conservative Group Amplifies Voice of Protestant Orthodoxy By LAURIE GOODSTEIN and DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK Published: May 22, 2004 “As Presbyterians prepare to gather for their General Assembly in Richmond, Va., next month, a band of determined conservatives is advancing …