“Distractions” and Priestly Fidelity

One line in the USCCB statement on Msgr. Burril’s resignation made me wonder, so I wrote something. One line from the USCCB’s statement on Monsignor Jeffrey Burrill’s resignation has bothered me: they state he is resigning “in order to avoid becoming a distraction.” Fidelity to your priestly vows seems much more than a “distraction”: it’s an important aspect of being a priest […]

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