Action Alert!

the low-key family

By Diogenes (articles - email) | Jan 09, 2008

He's divorced. He's had a highly publicized adulterous affair with the wife of a subordinate. He canceled a trip to Rome to protest Church teaching against same-sex adoption. He has unilaterally approved marriage licenses for homosexual couples, and issued a proclamation honoring a gay porn producer. But after he won re-election, San Francisco's Mayor Gavin Newsom decided that his inauguration day should begin with Mass at the famous Mission Dolores Basilica. It was planned as a "low-key" event, the mayor's staff said; a family affair.

Family, Your Honor? What family? What's a family?

Richard Cross holds a doctorate in psychology, who has taught at the university level, including at Franciscan University. He is currently an educational researcher and consultant in the field of psychology and related disciplines.
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 1 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: Christopher_Johnson - Nov. 13, 2009 5:30 PM ET USA

    I guess I'm still officially an Anglican. But the Holy See was wise to inform Dr. Williams at the last minute about Anglicanorum Coetibus. I think Benedict XVI understands that once you start talking to Anglicans, the yammering never stops.