Archangel on Bullet proof vests for bishops

The bad press deservedly being heaped on the Vatican in the wake of its mindless grafting of women's ordination and clergy sex abuse under the heading of "grave sin" has not let up. For many church observers the moment seemed to be a kind of watershed, a transitional moment. Not yet clear is where this transition leads.

A NCR reader sent me the following take by an 89-year-old retired clergyman, Harry J. Byrne.

It's worth a read.


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