the low-key family
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?
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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.