"So, what makes Pope Francis, Cardinal Roche and Cardinal Cupich think that their current policies will be obeyed, given our long history of disobedience being rewarded? Because their observation of human behavior leads them to conclude that “willing horses” will indeed accept “flogging” in perpetuity. But suppose those “willing horses” recall a canonical maxim, namely, that “custom is the best …More
"So, what makes Pope Francis, Cardinal Roche and Cardinal Cupich think that their current policies will be obeyed, given our long history of disobedience being rewarded? Because their observation of human behavior leads them to conclude that “willing horses” will indeed accept “flogging” in perpetuity. But suppose those “willing horses” recall a canonical maxim, namely, that “custom is the best interpreter of law” – which, in this context, means that disobedience is generally rewarded?... Or, what about another canonical maxim: “I have no obligation to obey what you have no right to command”?

Opinion: Disobey and you’ll get your way

Father Michael L. Pfleger celebrating the Dec. 24, 2021 evening Mass at St. Sabina Church in Chicago, where he has been the pastor since 1981. (…
alexamarie
First glance, I thought it was a Protestant church. I thought I would see Tammy Faye Bakker dancing with large sign showing how much $ they received. Lord have mercy on us!
Ultraviolet
“willing horses” will indeed accept “flogging” in perpetuity" ♫"And I say, Oh no sir! I must say you're wrong..."♫ - Goodbye Horses