Blame it on the Boss in Roma

Bully pulpit takes on a new meaning



The Boss in Roma is a blend of Righteous Indignation and Sister Merry Prankster.

The musings, rulings, and bizarre behavior of Very Old Boys Club in Rome is rich fodder.

Here is where we celebrate the every day Heroes – the clear-heart-felt thinkers: Dorothy Day,            Sr Simone Campbell, Fr Greg Boyle, Fr Tom Reese, Fr. Roy Bourgeois…

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The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a decree in May 2008 formally declaring that a woman who attempts to be ordained a Catholic priest, and the persons attempting to ordain her, are automatically excommunicated.

Three months later Fr. Bourgeois was a celebrant in, and delivered the homily during the ordination of Janice Sevre-Duszynska under the auspices of the group Roman Catholic Womenpriests, which rejects the Church’s teaching on the all-male priesthood. The ceremony was not recognized by the Vatican; and its May 2008 declaration meant that Bourgeois was excommunicated latae sententiae.


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