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We also had the “Church Indifferent”
WDTPRS ^ | November 9, 2013 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Posted on 11/09/2013 4:13:46 PM PST by NYer

Former-Father Greg Reynolds is still excommunicated.

The most wonderfullest and fluffiest Pope ehvur did this.

Always keep that in mind when you read liberal cant about how he is shaking things up.

There is an article about former-Father Reynolds who, like all dissenters, seems not to be able to shut up about himself.

This is an interesting tidbit about him…

After completing an economics degree at Monash University, Reynolds started questioning whether there was more to life. A friend of his mother’s suggested he enter the seminary, where others were surely grappling with such questions.

“I went into the seminary not even sure that God existed,” he says. “I didn’t put a time frame on it, but it was certainly just going to be a temporary arrangement, ’til I got a few answers and then I’d get out.”

He enjoyed it and began to think that he could be a priest. “But it’s a bit awkward if you don’t believe in God,” he says laughing. “So I gave God, if She’s [sic] out there, a bit of time, saying, ‘You’re going to have to sort this out because I can’t go on here indefinitely.’?”

You will by now be asking: “How the hell did this guy even get into the seminary in the first place?”

This sort of thing, the Greg Reynolds types, don’t just “happen”.

We have the Church Suffering, the Church Militant, and the Church Triumphant.

We also had the Church Indifferent.



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1 posted on 11/09/2013 4:13:46 PM PST by NYer
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To: Tax-chick; GregB; Berlin_Freeper; SumProVita; narses; bboop; SevenofNine; Ronaldus Magnus; tiki; ...
You will by now be asking: “How the hell did this guy even get into the seminary in the first place?”

Given what I have witnessed in my diocese, the question should be "How the hell did this guy ever get ordained?"

2 posted on 11/09/2013 4:15:00 PM PST by NYer ("The wise man is the one who can save his soul. - St. Nimatullah Al-Hardini)
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And this comment sums it up:

robtbrown says: 9 November 2013 at 10:42 am

Regardless of whether he should have been admitted, cases like his can resolved by good education (or formation). The problem is that during his time in seminary it didn’t exist.

3 posted on 11/09/2013 4:23:28 PM PST by piusv
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To: NYer

NYER we asking how long before Roger Mahoney hear about first child abuses charges they think maybe way back in da day before he took over at LA Arhcidiosoe


4 posted on 11/09/2013 4:59:41 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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