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Don’t Call Bishops “Spineless Nerds and Sycophantic Half-Wits”

Priests should stop calling bishops “spineless nerds and sycophantic half-wits” if they want them to accommodate to their views, former Abbot Mark Patrick Hederman OSB told the Modernist Irish Association of Catholic Priests during their annual meeting.

According to the Irish Times (November 8) Hederman added that “even the most junior politician and unseasoned diplomat would tell them that they are going about it the wrong way” implying though that the bishops are vain and need to be flattered into adapting to Modernism.

Picture: Mark Patrick Hederman, © Irish Jesuits, CC BY, #newsNjxjpfhxec
Hederman is some piece of work. He refused the priesthood as not being his vocation for years and then got ordained as soon as he was elected abbot of Glenstal so that he could take the job. I get the impression that he's the kind of man for whom ignorance was never a block to the formation of an opinion and he has not reticence in sharing those opinions. As for the ACP - well that greying … More
"I'd rather belong to a church that is 500 years behind the times and sublimely indifferent to change than I would to a chuch that is five minutes behind the times, huffing and puffing to catch up." (Joseph Sobran)
depends which side are priests ,and which side are the bishops ,regarding to Truth ,the Gospel ,Faith ,tradition