iPad meets Blackberry in the confessional
By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Jan 02, 2013
A woman goes to Confession. As he offers his counsel, the priest consults his iPad to cite some verses from Scripture. The penitent replies:
I’m sorry, I said, I don’t have a pen and paper, I may not remember what you say. Wait—I’ve got my BlackBerry. “Tell me chapters and verse and I’ll email them to myself.”
Confession still requires a personal encounter. But this is a personal encounter in Manhattan in 2013, so maybe it’s inevitable that the PDAs are involved as well.
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Posted by: james-w-anderson8230 -
Jun. 29, 2018 9:18 PM ET USA
The more times outside audits are aborted and the auditors are blamed for improper performance the less likely a real auditor is going to risk his reputation dealing with this den of thieves, not to mention the Francis effect.
Posted by: feedback -
Jun. 28, 2018 9:47 PM ET USA
"Pope Francis has shown a strong tendency to ignore complaints about the prelates who are his special favorites." This is so true and it is a major problem for the entire Church. With supreme authority of the Pope his favoritism can result in devastating injustice.