28th August 2012, 09:55 PM
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Manipulation Resistance Team
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Join Date: 5th February 2002
Reps: 2,591,471,234,418,091,520 (power: 2,591,471,234,418,183)
There are lessons in what Cardinal Dolan is doing, for anyone willing to look...
The role of a pastor is to be present, to teach and to guide. Dolan, simply by being present to BOTH parties in this horrifically divided and stressful year, is being a good shepherd, a good physician. Our nation is desperately ill ó her very blood is toxic with hatred and it needs the antiseptic of the creed and penance ó but no physician can force a diffic... There are lessons in what Cardinal Dolan is doing, for anyone willing to look...
- Fr. Gregory Jensen
The more I follow the online discussions ... the more I follow the debates and disagreements in the Church about administrative unity, or the concerns expressed about the moral or personal or administrative or leadership failings of the bishops or the clergy, the more I become convinced that whatever might be the truth of these concerns, ALL of this is simply a distraction. No, itís more than that. Itís a justification, an excuse, for not helping each other and those outside the Church fall in love with Jesus Christ. How easy it is to talk about everything, but about Jesus hardly at all.