Saturday, May 23, 2009

For Shame Revisited

Thank you for all your comments about my post "For Shame", which have been duly read, marked, learned and inwardly digested.

What riles me most about the whole scenario was the fact that in an allegedly RC educational establishment, a devout RC priest who was obedient to his Church's teachings was deliberately prevented from publically expressing those teachings in accordance with his conscience and indeed his duty with regard to his pastoral role in the RC Church.

What, precisely did the soi-disant authorities at Notre Dame have to fear or to lose by allowing Fr Weslin to make his views known ? Why would a devout pro-life RC priest be excluded from setting foot on a RC college campus ? Fr Weslin's views were and remain the official views of the RC Church to this day and would certainly be blessed and endorsed by the current Pope.

Unlike the beliefs of the Notre Dame authorities, obviously............
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