Gotta Luv Them Cat’lics Part II
I have to make a comment concerning the controversy surrounding the hiring by the Edwards campaign of two bloggers. First off, congrats to Amanda Marcotte and Melissa McEwan for being selected. It is not only a testament to how good they and their excellent blogs are, it is great to have the blogs publically recognized as a valuable news and information source.
But blogs are not only sources of news, they are platforms for all of us to express our personal opinions as we see fit. The quotes in question are not directed at lay Catholics or their choice of faith. They are directed at the Catholic Church. If the church does not want to be criticized, it should stop doing so many stupid things that invite criticism.
The Catholic church has always treated women as second class and not worthy of anything except having more Catholic babies. It won’t allow them to hold positions in the priesthood and won’t allow them to make choices concerning their families. Thier position is archaic at best and so far out of the mainstream as to make them seem silly.
Instead of taking strong and immediate action against the pedophiles in their clergy, they cover up the problem, going so far as to just relocate known offenders to different parishes where they are free to molest a whole new group of innocent children. The list goes on.
So to you jerkoffs in the Catholic League, before you start throwing stones, clean up your church. Maybe the criticism will stop when there is nothing left to criticize.