Particularly egregious is her nefarious references to "Catholic" buzzwords to garner connotations suggesting that her words (and her administration) still reside securely and comfortably upon the pillow of Catholic tradition: "... and I also want to assure the entire community that we will not deviate in our commitment to the Catholic intellectual tradition and Catholic values that have been a St. Thomas hallmark. I have the deepest respect for the Catholic Church as a vibrant and living institution. A Catholic university is a special place where we engage with the Church in a spirit of free inquiry and robust dialogue, and scholars here at St. Thomas will always play a vital role in that regard." (emphasis added)
Pfffffft! When someone talks like this, beware. It reminds me of Brunhilde the Hospice nurse, who tenderly pats the hand of an ailing grandmother, saying "God bless her," before injecting her with a cocktail of euthanizing pharmaceuticals.
Related: "The F1 F/X redux ..." (FCA, October 21, 2013):
"I like Michael Voris, but I’m beginning to wonder: is he being incredibly coy about Pope Francis or just incredibly wooden? Is he resisting with all his filial might to avoid criticizing the Pope, or is he being compelled, for internal or external reasons, to carry soft-ultramontanist water?" Read more >>