Blame it on the Boss in Roma

Bully pulpit takes on a new meaning

From Cafeteria Catholic to Anna Quindlen Catholic

Sliding my tray…. past the tripe and the gruel…..a Cafeteria Catholic

Blame it on the Boss in Roma

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  Are you changing pews?

Best selling writer, Anna Quindlen, spoke to Terry Gross on NPR’sFresh Air on

April 23, 2012 about her book, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake

Of the many topics discussed during the interview:

Leaving The Catholic Church

“…In Lots of Candles, Quindlen frankly describes …. her reasoning for recently leaving the Catholic Church:

“The pedophilia scandals, the church’s reaction to them, and their constant obsession with gynecology — taken together at a certain point, it was probably two or three years ago, I said, ‘Enough,’ ” she says. “Every time I sit in the pew I ratify this behavior, and I’m not going to ratify it anymore.”

Quindlen says she realizes that she doesn’t need a service or Mass to get what she needs out of her faith.

“I think not going anymore made me realize how…

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