Even if Archbishop Gomez successfully petitioned to have Mahony laicized, the biretta is beyond his reach. (The last lay cardinal was sometime in the 19th century, but it is a possibility).
posted on 02/01/2013 9:54:38 AM PST
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To: Hieronymus; NYer
Father Z speculates on that in the thread (Catholic Caucus) that NYer posted.
posted on 02/01/2013 6:49:41 PM PST
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