A Closed Church, Again

Novak, Michael
February 1982
National Review;2/5/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p113
The article focuses on issues related to the activities of the U.S. Catholic bishops. The recent activities of the U.S. Catholic bishops have caused a great deal of divisiveness in the Church. Many Americans are puzzled over the happenings. The generation of young bishops and priests of the Vatican II era (1962-65) is now coming into full power. A new class always has its own ambitions. Since Vatican II the progressives have seized nearly all places of authority in seminaries and chanceries, church agencies and publications. The old authoritarian style, however, has not much changed.


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