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Paul Elie

By Fr. Wilson (articles ) | Jun 23, 2003

Paul Elie, whose most recent work on Merton, Dorothy Day, Flannery O'Connor and Walker Percy, "The Life You Save May Be Your Own," has been widely appreciated recently, has a thought-provoking and worthwhile op/ed in the New York Times on the disappointments of the past year.

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  • Posted by: - Jun. 23, 2003 5:27 PM ET USA

    I honestly believe the devil is at work, big time, in the Catholic Church. I suggest the clergy look around their churches for statues where The Blessed Virgin is stepping on the serpent, even if discarded in the attic, and then read Paul Elie's Op-Ed NYT 6/23/03. I am not a fan of the New York Times, however, Elie pretty much speaks for me. If the Bishops want to say the devil made me do it, my advice to them is, STEP ON THE SERPENT AND UNDUE IT.

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