New Oxford Notes: July-August 2002
Show & Tell for Priests
America magazine blames the scandals on "a repressive clerical culture."READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
Fr. James Keenan, S.J., is worried that the "scapegoat" for the priestly sex scandals will be "gay priests."READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
This dude has figured out how to solve the priestly sex crisis. His humble recommendation: ordain dudettes.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
It appears that Fr. Ron Rolheiser, who has a syndicated newspaper column, has quite a track record of ticking off his readers.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
What Burns Your Toast?
"There are times when I feel Fr. Neuhaus may be right. Now is not one of them."READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
Instead of universal salvation, let's focus on ecumenism, where again we see that Fr. Neuhaus is more theologically liberal than many people realize.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
Silliness Has Serious Consequences
The Last Acceptable Prejudice — hold your breath now — is against people who are overweight.READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
The Weight of the World
Evidently, overweight kids are holding more than Twinkies and Cheetos in their chubby paws — they also hold the fate of the world!READ MORE ON THIS NOTE.
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The Pope hurls one anathema after the next. Each time he speaks, each time he gives an interview, he seems to have a fresh target — and many are members of the Catholic Church.