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At WaPo, disgraced ex-priest and expert whiner Roy Bourgeois has an op-ed piece. Roy’s fundamental problem is that he sees ordination as a question of power and “policy”. Here is a sample paragraph: I saw the exclusion of women from … Continue reading

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Mr. Roy Bourgeois gets his letter

I detect in myself a touch of schadenfreude as I read of this new at the site of the Fishwrap, whose editors have pressed poor Roy to their collective bosom for so very long. Bourgeois receives official Vatican letter dismissing him … Continue reading

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I have a dream …. Find a home for Roy!

In another post, I wrote about Sr. Maureen Fiedler’s Fishwrap column about Mr. Roy Bourgeois and the grave injustices done to him by the Vatican’s male oppressors and their Maryknoll minions. I was so moved by her piece, so disturbed … Continue reading

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“There’s a sad sort of clanging from the clock in the hall…” Farewell, Roy Bourgeois!

From The Sound of Music: There’s a sad sort of clanging from the clock in the hall And the bells in the steeple too And up in the nursery an absurd little bird Is popping out to say, “Cuckoo” Regretfully they … Continue reading

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How it all goes wrong. So very wrong. So sad.

What happens when you go wrong: From the pen of Roy Bourgeois, M.M. Rev. Edward Dougherty, M.M., Superior General Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers P.O. Box 303 Maryknoll, NY 10545 April 8, 2011 Dear Father Dougherty and General Council, Maryknoll has … Continue reading

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