prescription for the Church

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Apr 28, 2005

James Carroll has written several books and countless Boston Globe columns attacking two targets: the Catholic Church and the US military. (Carroll was once a Paulist priest; his father was a general. Dr. Freud, call your office.) Carroll insists that he remains a Catholic, and merely wants reform in the Church. You know-- make it more appealling, more vibrant, etc.

And how would Carroll make Catholicism more attractive? A friend caught him in a TV interview by Bill Moyers, saying what he wanted for the Church after this pontificate:

I want a Gorbachev. I want someone who will do for the Catholic Church what Gorbachev did for Soviet Communism.
Met any Soviet Communists lately?

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