At first, I couldn’t figure it out. But now it is all clear to me. And I must say, the Pope and the Vatican are much much cleverer than I ever gave them credit for.
You can’t have missed it. The media was all over it. The mean ol’ boys club at the Vatican was at it again, picking on a poor defenseless nun, again.
Sister Margaret Farley wrote a book way back in 2006. The Vatican, desperate for some female oppression, condemned her book. This was so unfair. I mean, all she did was try to pass off as Catholic the notion that masturbation is just peachy.
Why just this weekend at the Catholic Theological Society of America (CTSA) convention, Sr. Farley was greeted with a standing ovation. (Note to self, don’t shake anyone’s hand if you ever get invited to a CTSA event. Just pretend you have a cold.)
But if that wasn’t bad enough, I had to endure…