THE ARROGANCE OF THE DYING

The Church throws itself from the pinnacle of the Temple believing that the angels of God will hold it up. But the angels are long gone. They are in the wilderness with God and the holy lepers of God.

From CW2 COLORADO:

The Pope handpicked him almost two months ago. On Wednesday, Denver’s Catholic community officially welcome Samuel Aquila as its new archbishop. When first introduced to Denver in late May, Aquila promised he wouldn’t back down on the big issues.

“As Catholics and as Christians, while being respectful, we must also keep the place of God in the public square,” Aquila said.

Aquila vows to uphold Catholic values on social issues – like opposing civil unions here in Colorado. Back in 2009, he didn’t back away from controversy, making headlines for being one of the bishops who opposed Notre Dame’s decision to let Barack Obama deliver a commencement speech there because of the President’s pro-choice stance.

“It did not seem proper or the proper venue for that kind of invitation,” Aquila said.

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THE ARROGANCE OF THE DYING — 3 Comments

  1. If the career impact is any indication, being willing to silence academic freedom, oppose freedom generally, and advance homophobia is the path to the red hat.

    I hope he likes the new vestments, I think they come under the rubric, “they have their reward.”

    FWIW
    jimB