Chicago’s Mayor, Rahm Emanuel on Chicago’s Cardinal Blase Cupich:
What does he offer the city itself as a whole – you’re not Catholic yourself are you?
I’m Jewish. I would just add that his message, well obviously he’s speaking first and foremost to Catholic followers, has a universal value to it, one of tolerance and one of inclusion.
No modernism to see here (cue shrug), but that salt seems to have lost its flavor.
6 thoughts on “When the World Thinks Well of You”
Can Michael Sean Winters imagine that Donald Trump is poor?
See more Shakespeare. Appearances are deceptive.
SO much for “The poor shall always be with you.”
Vatican II employed:
Rahm’s appearance at Cupich’s promotion ceremony should be taken as nothing more than political grandstanding, since he has such a massive RC constituency.
Chicago needs all the clergy it can get–so many funerals from gun fights
The clergyman told the mother her dead daughter’s body was just a shell. “For now and until I tell you otherwise, she’s my daughter. ”
Thomas Lynch: “What if, rather than crucifixion, Jesus had opted for suffering low self-esteem for the remission of sins? What if, rather than ‘just a shell,’ God had raised only the personality of Jesus or the idea of Jesus?
Leithart– In 1533, Hugh Latimer, already well-known in the city of Bristol, preached a series of sermons attacking “pylgremages, worshpying of saints, worshypyng of images, off purgatory, &c. in the which he did vehemently perswade towarde the contrary. In the Reformation, idolatry was the problem; high sacramentalism allied to a high Christology was the solution.” https://theopolisinstitute.com/idolatry-and-the-reformation/
Without seeing what the Chicago Cardinal has said, there is not enough info here to come to any conclusion about whether the salt has lost its flavor.