Grade A incomplete
By Diogenes ( articles ) | May 17, 2006
With charming informality in regard to the facts, Cathy Lee Grossman tells the highbrow readers of USA Today what they should think about the incoming Archbishop of Washington. A sample of her subtle approach:
During the 2004 elections, when some bishops pledged to deny communion to politicians who supported abortion rights, Wuerl served on a bishops task force that called for a different definition of “faithful citizenship” for Catholics. Led by McCarrick, the task force called for assessing politicians by a broad range of issues, including peace and social justice. McCarrick was thrashed by conservative Catholic commentators, but the Vatican accepted the task force's report.
How prescient of the Vatican to accept the report of the McCarrick committee! Now if that committee would just issue its report, ....
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