Father Andrew Greeley on Faithful Citizenship

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Father Andrew Greeley’s got a cogent analysis of the recent statement by U.S. Catholic Bishops on Faithful Citizenship in the Chicago’s Sun-Times. First off, Greeley says the media got it wrong. The bishops didn’t say the eternal salvation of voters who vote for pro-abortion rights pols is in jeopardy. (The media don’t do nuance very […]

  • Dear Father Greeley:

    I have always been a fan of yours however, my devotion to your gift in writing and desire to purchase any more books has come to an abrupt halt. You do much better as a fiction writer than a speaker of truth and consensus reality.

    As a man of the cloth, I would think that you would be impeccable with your word. Instead, you have been the communicator of false truths about Governor Sarah Palan. She at no time stirred up the crowds at a recent rally to spew racism. Perhaps, you should take a look at your internal dialogue and determine how well you have represented the facts. I left out your internal dialogue with Our Father In Heaven, because I am quite certain you failed to consult Him.

    Sincerely – A Falling Away Fan,

    Ruth M. Godfrey

    Minneapolis, Minnesota