Tuesday, January 6, 2009


The subject of clericalism comes up with some regularity. Clericalism is the corruption that, overtly or subtly, subordinates priestly service and devotion to clerical privilege and power. --Richard John Neuhaus

1 comment:

  1. Well, I might offer the amendment (or addition) that 'clericalism' also entails "Father knows best" regardless of the level of knowledge of the "Father" in question.