If our peacock hierarchy, I love that, cannot in their ignorance consult with all the people they will be condemning as intrinsically evil, then I think their pastoral letter should be marked: "Return to Sender."
Then let those affected: divorced and remarried, gays and lesbians, cohabitating couples, those practicing contraception, women who have had to deal with the issue of abortion gather in interest groups and write their own pastoral letter or letters.
The American bishops have no credibility on the issue of sexuality. The failure to look beyond their own narrow group and interests when addressing those who have had to contend in real life with the issue of sexuality, is an added affront.
Years ago Dignity did this on the issue of gay sex. It is time to say to the bishops: Enough!
Open thread for night owls: Tennessee county's commissioners say no way to privatizing a prison - [image: private prisons] Donald Cohen is the founder executive director of In the Public Interest, a resource and policy center that focuses on privatizing ...
41 minutes ago