Liberals are so happy that the Pope seems to be bashing conservatives, that they are ready and willing to accept that women will never ever be ordained.[Hat tip to C.B.]
The “Joy of their Gospel” is to see conservatives get whacked. They are so overjoyed, as a matter of that, that they are willing to sacrifice their flagship.
Yes, you will find a few waayyyy out on the even leftier fringe of their fleet – you know, the Gray Panthers – for whom Francis denial of women’s ordination this is still a problem. But, for the most part, Francis hit their liberal sweet spot so perfectly that they are taking the bitter hit amidships.
“Trads to the WALL!” To them, it’s worth it.
Make no mistake. The Big Issue for liberals is women’s ordination. Francis, the fluffiest and most wonderfullest Pope since Peter has now taken the issue away from them. Read more >>
Friday, November 29, 2013
Fr. Z is probably too hopeful in his prognosis about Pope Francis having "won liberal support for his decision not to reopen the question of women’s ordination," just as he is in his cheerful interpretation of the Pope's "strategy" of "dividing the 'c'atholic Left." Yet his 'reading' on the joy of liberals in hearing "Trads to the WALL!" is probably about right: