... of the Used, Abused, and Utterly Screwed Up.

A Secular Franciscan looks at the world... with a more jaundiced eye than ever... and lots of ellipses for you to fill in the missing text...
(with thanks to Thomas S. Klise for the title)

Saturday, January 21, 2012

I understand their anger

but I also understand the Church's position on this. I think it's an issue of Church officials being more bureacratic and not terribly pastoral in the way they interact with these people.

Fury at boy’s Holy Communion ceremony ban

On the other hand, it gets tedious hearing people go on about their 'rights' regarding things that are really privileges. There are many times you don't have a right to receive the Eucharist in the Catholic Church. We've all forgotten about that, I think, with all our concern about 'rights'.

And so the Church loses more members...

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