Friday, July 08, 2005
"...It calls for priests not to be "showmen" who draw attention to themselves and says lay people can have an important but "minimal" presence in Masses. It says the tabernacle should have a prominent place in the church and not be shunted off to a corner.
...the document criticized the faithful who support Catholic politicians who themselves back abortion and other policies contrary to church teaching.
'Some receive Communion while denying the teachings of the church or publicly supporting immoral choices in life, such as abortion, without thinking that they are committing an act of grave personal dishonesty and causing scandal.'
PADRE POINT: Get the tissues out, I can hear dissenters crying already!!!