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Just think of it as another mortgage payment. In fact...

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | Dec 03, 2004

C'mon, Diogenes; lighten up!

What's $87 million among friends?

The faithful of the Orange diocese are surely willing to make a few more sacrifices so that their priests can live in comfort.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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  • Posted by: - Dec. 04, 2004 4:42 PM ET USA

    It is SO disgusting that I myself am this weekend going to an Eastern Catholic Church to attend Mass and pray and form some sort of dialogue. Possibly these priests are people who can be respected and trusted. I have rather lost that in the Latin- rite Church as have many others. It might be our only means of attending Mass with a clear heart and conscience until our bishops and priests become true to their calling. It is an option. Check out your diocese and help the Pope............

  • Posted by: snowbird - Dec. 04, 2004 7:21 AM ET USA

    These are no longer servants of the servants of God. They are executives of an international corporation - complete with all the trappings that any self-respecting manager would have at his disposal - the great house in the suburbs, new cars, membership in the club and the local health spa, nightly meals at 5 star restaurants - just for openers! Only thing missing from the picture is the wife and the kids! But then, - - - -