FISHWRAP: Mendacious, hypocritical, fearful, destructive. Pray for its conversion or downfall!
Over at Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) there is a hypocritical, mendacious piece which I bring to your attention.
Peter Feuerhard wrote about the eeeeevils of “restorationism”. This “-ism”, involves “bringing traditionalist approaches to liturgy and governance of parish life”.
Imagine such an evil thing! Connecting our present practices with our forebears experience and sacrifices in continuity!
First, Feuerhard says that he can’t really define this, but he slyly invokes Justice Stewart’s chestnut about pornography: “I know it when I see it.” Thus, he draws a slimy moral equivalence: “restorationism = pornography”.
Then, he indulges in insults, especially of young priests who don’t disdain their Catholic patrimony. “In