So Cardinal Dolan prayed at the RNC last night and one can presume that we will hear something almost identical at the DNC when the Cardinal prays there
Cardinal Dolan did not choose to use the occasion of his prayer as a frying pan to the back of the head. These pastoral types can be that way some times.
If, as I suspect we hear the same prayer at the DNC, you might think that there would be no controversy. Sure, His Eminence does vaguely mention “life” and “religious freedom,” but not in any way so specific that it cannot be rationalized away. This is the way the Cardinal decided to go and I can respect it. A prayer is a prayer and not punch in the face.
But I can still imagine some people having a problem with this prayer. Let me channel the type.
He didn’t mention Mohammed. In a time where …