Monday, February 14, 2011

"American Catholic Exceptionalism"

Mark Silk, in a post titled "American Catholic Exceptionalism," hits the nail on the head.  He surveys the latest from Philadelphia and Los Angeles, and then turns to Boston's Cardinal O'Malley who, charged with examining the Irish Church, argues for significant change -- for the Church in Ireland.

Silk's closing observation: 
"In Ireland, they understand that clericalism is the problem. Here, they think it's the solution. "
Check it out.