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1 Kragar  Fri, Feb 21, 2014 5:07:45pm

Princes of the Church indeed.

2 lawhawk  Fri, Feb 21, 2014 5:21:12pm

Pope Francis will have his hands full trying to change the trajectory of the church away from these kinds of expenditures and back towards caring for those seeking religious fulfillment for themselves and their families.

The diocese claims poverty and that it needs to shutter a lifeline to the community, but somehow has the money to build a vacation home? Heck, why do they have a vacation home in the first place? Sell the vacation home, make some coin, and put it back into the diocese coffers. But don’t expect that to happen.

3 TedStriker  Fri, Feb 21, 2014 6:40:52pm

In contrast, here’s a Catholic priest who exemplified service to others, dedication, and humility:

NYT: Rev. John Grange, Who Welcomed Bronx’s Latinos, Dies at 73

The world could use a lot more John Granges and a lot less John J. Myerses.

4 Flounder  Sat, Feb 22, 2014 6:53:30am

I wonder if Archbishop Myers has mirrors on his ceiling? My FIL’s family used to rent out a catholic retreat in the adirondacks. That had mirrors on the ceiling. A tad disturbing.

5 sauceruney  Sat, Feb 22, 2014 8:42:57am

re: #4 Flounder

mirrors on the ceiling…
pink champagne on ice…
and she said “we are all just prisoners here, of our own device…”

6 Dark_Falcon  Sat, Feb 22, 2014 1:21:47pm

re: #5 sauceruney

mirrors on the ceiling…
pink champagne on ice…
and she said “we are all just prisoners here, of our own device…”

I hope that Pope Francis doesn’t end up stabbing this sort of corruption, only to find he “just can’t kill the beast.”

Closing a good school helps ensure those stuck in poverty in Newark can check out anytime they like but can never leave.


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