It is said that he who controls the narrative wins. It seems that, if comments in the blogosphere are to be believed, a certain Canadian media personality has seized on that idea and is attempting to exploit an opportunity to insert into the Synod narrative a highly selective view of events.
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His Grace's comments in support of women's ordination to the diaconate received widespread publication and were immediately lapped up by "progressive" pundits eager, it seems, to foster acceptance of dissent. When will people learn that, unlike the Anglican Communion founded by Henry VIII, the Catholic Church founded by Christ Himself is not a democracy where Apostolic doctrine can be voted upon and changed. Note to the Kasperites—the Holy Spirit will not allow the Church to teach that adulterers be admitted to Holy Communion.
Many, it seems, are well within the bounds of fair concern by asking the following rhetorical question: Is it any wonder that Catholic Canadians are confused about the content of the Faith and how to live the Faith when so many of our hierarchs, themselves, are confused about the nature of the Church's mission and the sacraments?