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Nothing to see here, folks

By Diogenes (articles ) | Jun 14, 2007

That noise you just heard was a collective sigh of relief, heaved by the clergy and laity of the Boston archdiocese, who will no longer be expected to pretend that they care about how marriage is legally defined in Massachusetts.

The weather's OK, the Sox are winning, and we haven't closed any parishes yet this week. Why worry about every little thing?

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  • Posted by: - Jun. 16, 2007 10:32 AM ET USA

    How did Jesus put it...? "It will be as in the days of Noah..." Or perhaps they would prefer Bill Cosby's version... "How long can you tread water...?" it will not be funny when it happens.

  • Posted by: - Jun. 15, 2007 7:31 AM ET USA

    You didn't mention the Brewers...

  • Posted by: - Jun. 15, 2007 12:02 AM ET USA

    A total vacuum of moral leadership and a sign the Church remains in deep crisis.

  • Posted by: - Jun. 14, 2007 10:18 PM ET USA

    "Does that also include the clergy and laity of the dioceses of Springfield, Worcester, and Fall River?" Sure - they're sox fans too, after all. Have you noticed the hierarchy beyond 495 pushing harder for the marriage amendment?

  • Posted by: - Jun. 14, 2007 4:57 PM ET USA

    Does that also include the clergy and laity of the dioceses of Springfield, Worcester, and Fall River?

  • Posted by: - Jun. 14, 2007 4:56 PM ET USA

    so true, unfortunately so true. Part of the problem is that the archdiocese and the parishes need the money from many of these so called Catholics and are therefore afraid to upset them. Hence little or no mention at Masses. What will Cardinal Sean do when the archdiocese is sued for civil rights violations when the next gay couple demand their rights to be married in a Roman Catholic church? I can guarantee that some chuckleheads and their lawyers are already planning that confrontation.

  • Posted by: - Jun. 14, 2007 3:52 PM ET USA

    However, the Yanks are slowly inching towards the Sox.

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