Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

overtaken by compassion

By Diogenes (articles ) | Feb 21, 2005

UK Telegraph religion correspondent Jonathan Petre thinks Anglican union is a lost cause -- so much so that he slips into remarkable candor when recounting the cynicism behind the political maneuvers.

In his sermon yesterday, [Primate of the American Episcopal Church Frank Griswold] used the coded theological language of the Holy Spirit to defend the American decision to act unilaterally. He told the congregation: "We find ourselves overtaken by a compassion, which because it is of the Spirit and not the result of our effort or imagination, knows no bounds and can enfold all persons and all things."

The coded theological language of the Holy Spirit?

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our August expenses ($15,935 to go):
$35,000.00 $19,064.98
46% 54%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 2 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: - Feb. 23, 2005 10:52 AM ET USA

    Who knows what the Holy Spirit will be accused of next? Look out, He may start defending himself one of these days.

  • Posted by: - Feb. 21, 2005 7:15 PM ET USA

    Ecumenism, anyone?!

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

The rising, dangerous influence of 'transgender' ideology 5 hours ago
Does the EU flag evoke the patronage of the Virgin Mary? 6 hours ago
The diocese as corporate sponsor 14 hours ago
Lectures on Art and Faith in NYC August 26
Black Mass Thwarted in Oklahoma City August 26

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
‘A real via crucis’: Pope Francis, patriarch plead on behalf of Iraq’s Christians CWN - August 8
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Christians in flight as Islamic State advances CWN - August 8