…This is not the first time Egan has stepped away publicly from the liberal template set by the majority of English Catholic bishops, nicknamed the “magic circle” in the press. Before his elevation to the episcopate, Fr. Philip Egan gave a talk in 2009 in which he said that Humanae Vitae, the 1968 papal encyclical on birth control that is thought to have launched a global revolution in the Catholic Church, was “infallible teaching” and therefore must be upheld by all Catholics…(Source)
Oh the tide is turning because it has to. I want to be so proud of our bishops again. Can we not have just one bishop like this, Holy Father? Just one?
Instead all we’ve got is Winnipeg Statement devotees who keep propping up Development & Peace.