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Steinfels. Dude.

By Leila (articles ) | Apr 23, 2005

Or will a Benedict XVI church set its priorities so that most of these teenagers are consigned to the barbarian darkness while the church attends to the minority already saved?

Let's just all take a deep breath here.

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  • Posted by: - Apr. 24, 2005 4:51 PM ET USA

    What do the Steinfels think lifting the "barbarian darkness" actually consists of? When the pastor can talk of nothing but socialism in their homilies, when the only time we hear from the Bishop is for his annual socialist appeal which sopports ony politically corrrect causes, what are the youth supposed to learn to worship. It was pagans who originally worshipped the winds, the rain, and the rocks. Christ came to release us from the slavery of sin. And sin is ...?

  • Posted by: Sophia - Apr. 23, 2005 8:35 PM ET USA

    The Steinfels regard a Church that forbids contraception as intolerable. So of course they assume no teenagers could possible remain with her gates. They've devoted the past 40 years to the cause of getting contraception "baptized." There's no reasoning with them;

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