Friday, October 5th, 2012
There is already a crisis in the teaching authority of the Bishops. If they follow the lead of Archbishop Myers in being specific about which moral teachings cannot be rejected while continuing to receive communion, Catholics will either leave the Church or contumaciously receive Communion anyway. In other words, the Emperor will lose many of the clothes that are left.
— Steve Shriffin, responding to New Jersey Archbishop John Meyers’ suggestion that American Catholics refrain from receiving Communion if they support marriage equality.