Archbishop Dolan: “I am going to preach about sex”.

The New York Daily News reports on the good bishop’s Sunday homily.

Excerpt:

I’m going to preach about sex,” he declared.

“Now I’ve got your attention.”

Dolan linked “sexual immorality” with society’s ills — violence, sex crimes, disease and broken families — and called on priests to do a better job of encouraging the sexually virtuous.

“The church has at times in the past, sadly, come across as as some naysaying, puritanical nag, always giving a big ‘No, no, no’ to one of life’s greatest joys,” he said.

But modern society often reduces sex to “animal rutting” or its “most popular contact sport,” he said.

He didn’t mention any one show or star by name, but Dolan clearly seemed to be targeting the bedhopping that’s become regular fare on TV and reality shows like “Jersey Shore.”

“Truth be told, it is chastity and purity that liberates us, while immorality enslaves us,” he saidRead more……

Go archbishop!

About Susan Kehoe

I am the wife of a Catholic deacon living in Des Moines Iowa. My husband Larry and I have been married 39 years. But the deacon’s wife gig is a new twist. Larry was ordained in August of 2006. We have two children and five grandchildren. The oldest grandchild is ten and the youngest is three. Our daughter and her family live in Ireland, and our son and his family live in Franklin Massachusetts.
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2 Responses to Archbishop Dolan: “I am going to preach about sex”.

  1. Susan Kehoe says:

    Neil,
    I have decided to delete your comment as it violates my rules (see rule page. Your comment is an Ad hominem attack and you make unsubstantiated claims. You are welcome to post on this blog if, and only if, you make reasoned arguments. I will be posting on your comment shortly.
    God bless,
    Susan

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