Archbishops Dolan and Vigano counseled contrition and holiness.
Channeling his inner Chesterton, the Jovial One asked what’s wrong with the world, and answered:
The Vatican’s ambassador to the US:
We must continually undergo conversion ourselves, so that our people … will have a renewed trust and confidence in us who are the messengers of the gospel. We must continually beg God to forgive those who out of human weakness have caused great pain to others.
Deal Hudson counseled dialing up the shouting:
Lay Catholics need to have a showdown with their bishops over exactly what they (the bishops) can say in an election cycle because they are not saying enough. This kind of nonsense has to stop.
The three bishop delegates of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), Archbishop J. Peter Sartain, Bishop Leonard P. Blair, and Bishop Thomas John Paprocki; the presidency of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), Sister Florence Deacon, OSF; Sister Pat Farrell, OSF; and Sister Carol Zinn, SSJ; and LCWR executive director, Sister Janet Mock, CSJ, met Sunday, November 11, for preliminary discussions about the doctrinal assessment of LCWR by the CDF.
The discussion was open and cordial and those present agreed to meet again to continue the conversation.
Sr Pat Farrell will be coming to my parish for an event next semester.
Other bishops met bloggers and talked about relevant stuff. Anchorage Archbishop Roger Schwietz on blogging and such:
This is personality driven. What I’m used to is to focus on the message and stay out of the way.
Speaking on racist Catholics, a whisper from the loggia:
We have a major problem when people in our church think they can get away with that and be in communion with the Catholic Church.
Is this one of those gatherings that gets all-day coverage on EWTN? What else are you readers seeing?