The City on Fire

June 22nd, 2020 at 5:36:21 AM permalink
ams288
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Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings.


Sounds like America truly is finally getting back to normal.
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June 22nd, 2020 at 12:13:34 PM permalink
FrGamble
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I'm wondering if you all might have heard about a college chaplain forced to resign because of the linked email message he sent out.

Fr. Moloney's message

Do you think there is anything worthy of such hatred people seem to be throwing at him. He is a really smart and good priest.
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June 22nd, 2020 at 12:27:24 PM permalink
AZDuffman
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Quote: FrGamble
I'm wondering if you all might have heard about a college chaplain forced to resign because of the linked email message he sent out.

Fr. Moloney's message

Do you think there is anything worthy of such hatred people seem to be throwing at him. He is a really smart and good priest.


This is just the extension of protests demanding speakers like Ann Coulter not be allowed. That there be "diversity policies" and studies. That endowments disinvest from oil companies because of so-called "climate change." Of speech codes. Some of us have been warning about this for 20 years now.

It is the latest version of "When they came for the Jews I did not speak up because I was not Jewish........"

No, he did not at all deserve to be fired. But this is what our colleges have become. Intellectually vacant, PC enforcing babysitting services.

Liberalism never says "no" to this kind of behavior. It is now reached critical mass. There is no stopping these people from demanding anything they do not like not be in their life.
The man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it has earned it
June 22nd, 2020 at 12:40:45 PM permalink
Gandler
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Quote: FrGamble
I'm wondering if you all might have heard about a college chaplain forced to resign because of the linked email message he sent out.

Fr. Moloney's message

Do you think there is anything worthy of such hatred people seem to be throwing at him. He is a really smart and good priest.


I am against interdenominational chaplains (I dont understand the point).

But, nothing he said about Floyd is wrong. It is empirically true. Floyd was not a good person, long history of crime and drug use.

He probably even resisted arrest (as more details come out), that does not mean he deserved to die...


It's absurd he got fired for stating something that cannot be argued....
June 22nd, 2020 at 12:43:28 PM permalink
AZDuffman
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Quote: Gandler


I am against interdenominational chaplains (I dont understand the point).


Point is one person can handle pretty much all faiths.
The man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it has earned it
June 22nd, 2020 at 12:53:23 PM permalink
Evenbob
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Quote: FrGamble
He is a really smart and good priest.


Have you ever met a really dumb
priest? There aren't any, dumb
people don't make it thru 7 years
of seminary. Have you ever heard
a priest say anything but good
things about another priest in
public? You people cover for each
others mistakes better than a mafia
family. Better than the fraternal order
of police.
If you take a risk, you may lose. If you never take a risk, you will always lose.
June 22nd, 2020 at 12:53:49 PM permalink
Gandler
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Quote: AZDuffman
Point is one person can handle pretty much all faiths.


Then that shows how hollow most religions are (in my view).

Many colleges, the Army, and even police depts, have interdenominational chaplins, if one person can provide service for dozens (in the case of the Army over 200 certified religions), what is point in having specialized training in religion? I would think something as specific as religion would need specialized personnel for each religion...
June 22nd, 2020 at 12:55:12 PM permalink
FrGamble
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Quote: Gandler
Then that shows how hollow most religions are (in my view).

Many colleges, the Army, and even police depts, have interdenominational chaplins, if one person can provide service for dozens (in the case of the Army over 200 certified religions), what is point in having specialized training in religion? I would think something as specific as religion would need specialized personnel for each religion...


He is not an interdenomitional chaplain, he is the Catholic Chaplain. There are other religions on campus that have their own chaplain.
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June 22nd, 2020 at 1:02:23 PM permalink
Gandler
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Quote: FrGamble
He is not an interdenomitional chaplain, he is the Catholic Chaplain. There are other religions on campus that have their own chaplain.


Then I misread the article (but my view is the same on countless other interdenominational chaplains).

But, if that letter is the only reason he got fired, he should not have been fired. Pretty much nothing can be disputed (and I personally agree with most of his views, including on the death penalty).

He is also right in that we don't know if this was an act of racism. A lot of people jumping to a lot of conclusions...
June 22nd, 2020 at 1:03:07 PM permalink
AZDuffman
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Quote: Gandler
Then that shows how hollow most religions are (in my view).

Many colleges, the Army, and even police depts, have interdenominational chaplins, if one person can provide service for dozens (in the case of the Army over 200 certified religions), what is point in having specialized training in religion? I would think something as specific as religion would need specialized personnel for each religion...


The point is so many things are similar you can have one person handle things instead of 200. It is simple logistics.

What you are saying is why have a doctor do general practice, every doctor's office should have all specialists all the time.

Atheism is what is hollow.
The man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it has earned it