Timeo peritos et dona ferentes
By Diogenes ( articles ) | Jul 11, 2003
Phil, regarding your post below, perhaps the bishops are issuing a series of fun books for kids called Where's Weigel? -- the aim being to spot an unapologetic Catholic against the background of uniform bernardinism.
The presence at the meeting of St. Petersburg Bishop Robert "Do I wish I didn't feel his biceps?" Lynch speaks volumes about the earnestness of the effort at reform.
"These were very important people getting together and thinking about how we can shape the church for the future," said one of the very important people, Monika Hellwig of Georgetown University. As far as the term is applicable to a bureaucratic culture, these are the very persons who "shaped" the church of the present, at least in the U.S. I for one will treat their proposals with caution, and elbow-length rubber gloves.
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