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Now they might listen

By Diogenes (articles ) | Mar 05, 2004

If you're trying to rouse an American bishop into action, which is more likely to be effective: Heartfelt pleas from hundreds of loyal Catholics, definitive instructions from the Vatican, or a single editorial in the New York Times?

Right.

Well, now we've got the editorial in the Times.

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  • Posted by: - Mar. 05, 2004 11:42 PM ET USA

    The NY Times doesn't know what it's getting itself into. Say Jack, don't you know that you don't tug on Superman's cape? You don't spit into the wind. You don't pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger. And you don't ask an American bishop to resign because he's apostate and/or a criminal. No doubt, even as we speak, there's an American prelate in a drop-top Cadillac cruising the streets of New York just waiting to find one of those Times' editors innocently trying to cross the street...

  • Posted by: - Mar. 05, 2004 5:26 PM ET USA

    Given the long Anti-Catholic track record of the New York Times, I am afraid that even when they write the truth for once, it will be lost in the sea of incredibility. The pot calls the kettle back?

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