Friday, July 23, 2010

sensitive morality

"People who behave morally don’t generally do it because they have greater knowledge; they do it because they have a greater sensitivity to other people’s points of view"


David Brooks, NYT

Thursday, July 22, 2010

happiness recipe

"Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be."

 Abraham Lincoln

happy children

Sunday, July 18, 2010

situational penitence

"The Catholic Church continued to heap insult upon injury when it revealed its long-awaited new rules on clergy sex abuse…."

Maureen Dowd, New York Times…read the full article here

"(it)…did not issue a zero-tolerance policy to defrock priests after they are found guilty of pedophilia; it did not order bishops to report every instance of abuse to the police; it did not set up sanctions on bishops who sweep abuse under the rectory rug; it did not eliminate the statute of limitations for abused children; it did not tell bishops to stop lobbying legislatures to prevent child-abuse laws from being toughened."

errr….what does it take for the Vat to realise that with each step it takes down the road of denial, it more than echoes Peter?

Within 20 years this org in it's present form will have disintegrated from within.