The only good Catholic is a bad Catholic

By Diogenes (articles - email) | Feb 05, 2004

Q: When does the Boston Globe set up a pro-life legislator as a model of integrity?

A: When she lashes out at the Catholic Church.

Q: When does the Globe give favorable mention to a legislator's Catholic faith?

A: When she's about to betray that faith.

Q: After 16 years in Catholic schools, and an advanced degree in divinity, what is a bright young lady from Boston likely to know about the Christian idea of marriage?

A: Absolutely nothing.

Q: But if her thinking shows no signs of Catholic influence, where does she get her ideas?

A: From the Boston Globe

Q: What does she gain by following the lead of the Globe rather than the Church?

A: Sympathetic columns like this.

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.
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