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the ninnies who educate Catholic children

By Diogenes (articles ) | Mar 04, 2010

Fact: The National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) has invited Garrison Keillor to address its annual convention

Fact: Garrison Keillor has referred to pro-lifers as "shrieking ninnies and pompous blowhards." 

The charitable conclusion to be drawn from this is that the leaders of the NCEA--a group that "provides leadership, direction and service to fulfill the evangelizing, catechizing and teaching mission of the Church"-- don't mind being characterized as ninnies. A different conclusion could be drawn. It's not reassuring.  


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  • Posted by: mmbarto - Mar. 04, 2010 6:32 PM ET USA

    And so why is the NCEA not being stripped of the word 'CATHOLIC' in it's acronym title? What Bishop is responsible for this attrocity...? Where's the Catholic outrage???

  • Posted by: Lucius49 - Mar. 04, 2010 4:47 PM ET USA

    This is the anti-church at work. When will the Holy See and the bishops go after the anti-church many of whom are bureaucrats ostensibly supposed to work for the Church but in fact work against the Church. Another area of deep anti-church infiltration is education. Consider all the pseudo-Catholic schools, the Planned Parenthood infiltration in the schools. This is not an accident. When will the Holy See and the bishops move against the culprits?

  • Posted by: michaelwilmes - Mar. 04, 2010 11:18 AM ET USA

    Re Mr. Keillor & NCEA : Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.....