"I could have stayed in there and pretended I was soaking it up, but why be a hypocrite?" said [Frank] McMahon, as he waited out the 14-minute message from Morlino by gazing at a quilt hanging in the church vestibule.
(So that's what those banners and cloth hangings are for.)
A handful of other parishioners also walked out, unwilling to hear Morlino's opposition to three controversial issues -- same-sex marriage, the death penalty and embryonic stem-cell research.
(via Open Book)