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Sunday, March 8, 2015
Quote of the Day (Fr. Thomas Reese, on the Pope’s Challenge to Clericalism)
“The pope has called for a new style of being
church, a style that is pastoral and open.… But the church is not the pope.
Unless bishops, priests and laity follow his example and embrace his
priorities, there will not be permanent change in the church. The temptations
to clericalism and self-centeredness are too strong. We have to stop admiring
the pope and start imitating him.”—Fr. Thomas Reese, “The Francis Revolution,” National Catholic Reporter, March 6,
I'm a librarian (no, NOT a "cybrarian" or "information scientist" or any of the other trendy terms the profession has come up with), as well as a freelance writer/researcher; my political leanings are contrarian, much to the dismay of friends on the left and right, and so I will give anyone looking for my vote exactly what they deserve -- the back of my hand