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The L. C. W. R. report also described the conditions contributing to the alienation of women from church and society and their consequent need of reconciliation with both groups. Let me outline briefly some of the alienating factors described in the report:
1. Patriarchy has been a prime concept for the perception and organization of reality. Patriarchy as a worldview of its very nature assumes the alienation of women. It places the male in the center of reality and makes the masculine normative.
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“Sal the Ultra Conservative” – not really Opus Dei – came to San Francisco and the city quaked.*
His reputation preceded him. The DUI in San Diego did nothing to enhance his image.
He made mistakes and stepped on more toes than a tap dancer on ice skates: Train Wreck.
His buddy over at Star of the Sea was equally alienating and not welcomed by the parish. After too many debacles – egregious errors He was asked to leave.
Sal and House of Cardinal Burke are great friends.
They are calling Catholic San Francisco Foggy Bottoms…and worse.
After word started to spread in early 2015 that Cordileone planned to impose “morality clauses” on teachers, critics, including parents and students, formed an opposition group called #TeachAcceptance.
The San Francisco Chronicle’s editorial board and columnists have repeatedly castigated his position and hundreds turned out at rallies to condemn his actions. Despite that revolt against his leadership, Cordileone is undaunted in his push to recalibrate what Catholic education should be – or about giving his perceptions of what it means to be Catholic in a city that is known for its welcoming tolerance of just about any lifestyle other than overt conservatism….”
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Most summers, if we are lucky, Fr Reese spends time At Santa Clara University
St Ignatius and St Annes parishioners with two presentations.
Generally they are very well attended.
Save the Date: Tom Reese, S.J. To Speak at St. Ignatius Church
Not Soon Enough…A local gay rights groups said George crossed the line when he compared the gay rights movement to the Ku Klux Klan, according to the Chicago Tribune.
It was said ….”He gave a sarcasm-laden report to his fellow bishops, saying, “Too bad we missed that real synod, brothers, because the one we were at was hardly as spicy.”
Sanity – not sarcasm
The Rev. Thomas Reese, a Jesuit priest and senior analyst for National Catholic Reporter, a liberal, independent news outlet, said in an interview between the sessions that this group of bishops was shaped by the popes who appointed them, John Paul II and Benedict XVI.
“There is no bishop who is standing up and being the real leader of a Francis faction,” Father Reese said. “They grew up in conservative families, went to conservative seminaries and have been told not to talk to theologians who are creative because they’ve been labeled heretical.
Now Francis is saying let’s go in a different direction and let’s have a discussion. The last two pontificates, there was no room for discussion, and this makes them nervous and confused.”