Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Cardinal Dolan's Flawed Logic

The mental gymnastics used to justify Cdl. Timothy Dolan's stance on the last two St. Patrick's Day parades have some serious consequences.

According to Cdl. Dolan, since the homosexual groups marching in the parade — the Lavender and Green Alliance as well as NBC's official diversity group Out@NBCUniversal — aren't agitating for gay marriage, but merely expressing their identity, it was permissible to lead the parade last year and approve of the parade this year.

The first problem with that train of thought is that Out@NBCUniversal and the Lavender and Green Alliance do agitate for so-called homosexual marriage.

Church Militant executive producer Matthew Pearson — eyewitness to the 2015 St. Patrick's Day parade — isn't buying the logic, especially when it's applied to other groups.

Michael Voris posed the following scenario: "I would dearly love to see what would happen if Catholics wanted to march as Catholics insisting on Church teaching in the gay parade that happens in New York.  (more...)


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