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Age discrimination?

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | May 12, 2003

McBrien advertises himself as a theology, not a mathemetician. So maybe he does not understand why it's difficult to find young priests who were present at Vatican II.

Or maybe he objects to the appointment of younger bishops.

Come to think of it, when you see those conventions of liberal Catholics, with McBrien as the headline speaker, you wonder: Do they try to exclude young people? Or does it just... happen?

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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