what, me worry?
By Diogenes (articles ) | May 13, 2004 5:21 AM
Anybody remember Archbishop Rembert "Dream a Little Dream of Me" Weakland, the Apostle to Nantucket? He's spending his retirement reflecting on how much the Church has yet to learn from the modern world, and has modestly consented to share his wisdom with the wider ecclesial community. Generosity incarnate.
[The Golden Rule] can also be applied to being non-judgmental and not giving in to rash judgment. It is helpful in dealing with slander and the breaking of trust and promises. It is similar to the Native American adage not to judge another till you have walked a mile in his or her moccasins.
That's why his Iroquois captors chewed off the fingers of St. Isaac Jogues
Try as I might, I can't imagine what the Archbishop might be alluding to by his or her mention of rash judgment and slander. Ideas, anyone?
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May. 13, 2004 9:04 AM ET USA
How cynical.I'm tempted to the camp of the small (but stagnant) crowd who protest Diogenes' skepticism. Archbishop Weakhead (Oops, Weakland) is always sincere. His meanderings are heartfelt sorrow for his past harshness to those unattractive pro-life ladies in his flock who failed to measure up to the proabort fems who commanded his respect; his fermenting dissent against the Vatican at the first signs of orthodoxy;his private thoughts about the fickleness of the pesky lover he couldn't give up.