Damn the torpedoes

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You may remember that earlier this month we flagged a letter from Scranton Catholic Bishop Joseph Martino, bluntly stating abortion supercedes all other issues for voting Catholics and that pols who vote for abortion rights should not bother showing up at the communion rail in his diocese. Martino, who, according to some sources, is not […]

  • Asinus Gravis

    Martino is not alone. North Texas Catholics are also afflicted with a couple of loose torpedoes for Bishops.

    These “sacred” torpedoes have implicitly endorsed McCain in a letter they demanded be read from the pulpit of churches in their dioceses (Dallas and Fort Worth) a couple of weeks ago. Many sensibly got up and walked out on the reading. It has been significantly condemned in the area by Catholics and non-Catholics alike.