21Jun How much corruption can we tolerate in the church before we leave?

This article was recently published on-line on the NCR website in the US. It is a response by Don Cozzens to a piece by James Carroll in the Atlantic journal. Our thanks to Don Cozzens for forwarding it to us.

"Carroll has named for me what continues to unsettle my soul — the superior status and lofty identity the church claims for its priests, cultivated and sustained by clerical celibacy and the withholding of meaningful leadership roles from the laity, especially women."

21Jun 21 June 2019. Friday of Week 11

We need to see Paul's boasting in context. He was trying to answer wounding criticisms made about him in Corinth...