Thursday, 12 July 2012

Further to Yesterday's Post on Schism



Feeling Under Siege, Catholic Leadership Shifts Right


http://www.npr.org/2012/07/04/156190948/feeling-under-siege-catholic-leadership-shifts-right

This is, of course, a normal fall back position for institutions. This was the position that the Council of Trent took in response to the Protestant Reformation. Centuries of history should make us understand that this was inevitable. Our understanding of moral conflict, cognitive dissonance, sociological analysis of institutions suggest that this is inevitable.

I shall watch with interest.

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