Layer Upon Layer of Clericalism

Posted May 11, 2019 8:08 am by Dwight Longenecker

Layer Upon Layer of Clericalism

Fr Z has written here about the true clericalism in the church.
He points out that traditional Catholics are often accused of clericalism because the clergy dress in their cassocks, like wearing birettas and insist on the distinction between the clergy and laity because they are opposed to extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion and lay leadership.
But Fr Z. claims that the liberals in the church are just as driven by clericalism if not more. I agree.
When I travel around the USA visiting parishes for missions or speaking at a conference I’ll often come across the typical American suburban Catholic church built

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