"Do I wish I didn't feel his biceps?"
By Diogenes ( articles ) | Feb 19, 2005
The new bishops' compliance report is out. It was written, apparently, by the folks who make up the warning labels for fireworks (Caution: always use in a safe manner). It's not that they're wrong. It's that in order to be effective adult supervision is required. And that means the warnings are either 1) redundant, or 2) futile. Consider this recommendation from the report (p. 46).
17.1. The Apostolic Visitation of diocesan/eparchial seminaries and religious houses of formation should include the assistance of relevant lay professionals.
Great. But do you think the "relevant lay professionals" will include Steven Brady of Roman Catholic Faithful? Neither do I. Now here's the kind of recommendation that can hunt and come back with a bird in its mouth:
17.x. Replace Bishop Robert N. Lynch.
See? It's simple once you get the hang of it. And it has this advantage over the report's recommendations: that you actually know when it's been carried out.
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