empowerment

By Diogenes (articles) | Nov 13, 2003

Cardinal Keith O'Brien told the Scottish Daily Mirror, "If one of my priests comes to me and says he is going to go off with a man, I would help and counsel him. I would want to see that this was something he really wanted to do, that he had made up his mind to leave the priesthood."

Faced with a declaration like that, where do you begin? Forget the more exotic vices. Transpose the terms into those of an everyday matrimonial commitment.

Mrs. Mary O'Sullivan told the Daily News, "If my husband comes to me and says he is going to go off with a woman, I would help and counsel him. I would want to see that this was something he really wanted to do, that he had made up his mind to forsake his marriage vows."

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