After quoting one paragraph on what I (semi-humorously) called the feminist overtones of the story, he adds:
And this, of course, makes the modern Catholic church’s refusal to grant women the full equality Jesus did all the more pernicious and un-Christian.
I’m not sure what to say other than to disassociate myself from these comments.
I’m not even sure what Mr Sullivan is referring to here. Women in the priesthood? Contraception? Abortion?
Suffice it to say that while I appreciate that Mr Sullivan apparently thinks he is more qualified to decide what is “un-Christian” than the Catholic Church I don’t believe the Church is pernicious or not Christian. And I don’t want anyone (if there is a single person alive who cares) to infer otherwise from Mr Sullivan’s post.