Defrocked!

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Feb 08, 2005

Here's the lead of an AP story:

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Lexington Episcopal Bishop Stacy Sauls has moved to defrock three priests and one deacon who ...

Shouldn't be too hard for the reader to complete the sentence, should it? God knows there's plenty clergy-initiated mischief out there and too little disciplinary intervention. So, while you're preparing to give Bishop Stacy a congratulatory tip of the hat, read on:

... who have distanced themselves from the church since the consecration of an openly gay bishop in 2003.

Who says there are no standards anymore?

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