What's so extraordinary?

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Feb 23, 2007

There are roughly 900 priests in the Newark archdiocese.

So in John Allen's NCR conversation with Archbishop John Myers, this line is striking:

“For the most part, communion in this archdiocese is distributed by laypeople,” he said.

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  • Posted by: Hal - May. 25, 2010 12:08 PM ET USA

    Maybe the Cardinal can send Fr. Pfleger to talk to them. Feh.

  • Posted by: - May. 25, 2010 8:02 AM ET USA

    Don't be surprised if they attempt this on "Sash Wednesday".

  • Posted by: - May. 24, 2010 7:41 PM ET USA

    This rather bedraggled handful of aging sillies will therefore not be promoted as the tsunami of change by a mainstream media which is rarely, if ever, seen outside of the city limits. When is the next nonevent due -- the golden anniversary mass?