“Si tacuisses philosophus mansisses”
“I have great faith in the Holy Spirit to move papal conclaves, but I would concede that I may be running ahead of the Spirit on this one.”
And thus E.J. Dionne Jr. is off and running.
Initially I was dumbfounded because I didn’t think anyone would actually seriously propose what I tossed off as a joke in my “first reactions&... More
I mean seriously: that thing is just inappropriate. She must not know that vestments are supposed to match, not coordinate.
Apart from that, this video is made of awesome.*
* by “awesome” I clearly mean, “rarely do people volunteer such a testimony for why they ought not be taken seriously.”
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Just to keep you smiling as you read what follows, I’ll start off with a couple short clips that pretty much encapsulate the problems. You can skip them, but they’re short and I think worth it:
Okay, smile firmly in place, the editors at the National Catholic Reporter issued this amazingly daft bit of theologizing. They are just madder than a cut snake and have some venom to spit... More