Friday, March 09, 2007

Getting it

This is what happens when you have a generation of Catholics trained to think that doctrine and tradition is based on a bishop’s say-so. We just don’t get it. You can bet the Orthodox don’t have these numbers. And they don’t have massive catechetical programs. I’m starting to believe that the “poor catechesis” argument we throw around so much is masking a much deeper problem in the very way our priests and bishops understand doctrine and tradition. They don't get it, so we shouldn't hope that the laity will get it.
YONKERS - Polls generally show that 50 percent to 60 percent of Roman Catholics in the United States believe that women should be eligible for the priesthood.
Here's the rest of the article.