By Fr. Wilson (articles ) | Apr 30, 2004

When the bishop falls in love.

I don't know what appals me more: the thought of a wedding ceremony lasting two hours, or the thought of marrying a bishop. These two loons deserve each other; the article is worth a read.

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  • Posted by: - May. 02, 2004 9:29 AM ET USA

    Don't know if I'm glad that I read this before breakfast .. suddenly I'm not hungry any more. Perhaps keeping this article on the frig could be a very good dietary aid.

  • Posted by: Gil125 - May. 01, 2004 6:39 PM ET USA

    I guess there's something wrong with me, but I read this story in the Comical (as it is known locally) this week and didn't find it appalling or shocking or anything of the kind. I think it's hilarious. I laughed all the way through. And the huge picture of the superannuated lovebirds that ran with it just made it all the funnier. Remember two things: (1) They're not bishops. We have some wierd boys, but nothing like this. (2) They belong to the Church of Henry's Gonads.

  • Posted by: - Apr. 30, 2004 11:48 AM ET USA

    This is the depth of depravity and degeneracy. Not only is that but to take the name of the Lord in vain and use it for such horrible thing is utter blasphemy. These people are storing up the wrath of God for them.

  • Posted by: - Apr. 30, 2004 11:12 AM ET USA

    This is very sad. And, the "bishop" identified the problem when he said you had to go through adolescence. He missed the full solution, however, when he stopped in adolescence rather than going on to full maturity. I heard Fr. Benedict Groeschel remark that when males are fixated in adolescence you get homosexuality. Growing up isn't easy at any age but we will never reach our full stature as humans or as Christians unless we are willing to live with and through the pain.

  • Posted by: - Apr. 30, 2004 8:06 AM ET USA

    I'm not certain what the right word is here. Horrifying? Tragic? And so much in the story is painful. Having four ex-wives; convincing your wife to separate from you; going to a religious community to learn to be 'more comfortable' with homosexuality; using one's marriage as a context for a political statement; and, not least, the blessing of other 'clergy'. This is what happens when the message of God's love turns into 'warm, fuzzy, feelings', rather than blazing, self-sacrificial charity.