Saturday, September 01, 2012

Which country has only 12 new seminarians?
A minority in a Protestant country? A mission territory?

Try the historic vocations factory for the English-speaking world, so much so that the accent is a dated cultural cliché about priests here.

That’s right, Ireland.

File this under ‘with Vatican II the church shot itself in the foot’ and ‘white ethnic cultural Catholicism is dying’; the church of tomorrow will be a lean fighting machine.

From Dr Tighe.

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