The unforgivable sin
By Diogenes ( articles ) | Sep 26, 2003
Newsday reports that Bishop William ("Mansions") Murphy of Rockville Center, NY, has regularly summoned priests to his office for a stern talking-to if they are guilty of a particular offense. Is that offense:
- Denying the Resurrection
- Failing to make confessions available to parishioners for more than 10 minutes a week
- Spending their evenings in bars, dressed in civilian clothes
- Making unauthorized changes in the texts of Scripture readings at Mass
- Criticizing their bishop
If you even have to read the Newsday article to answer that question, you haven't been paying attention.
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