Too bad that we’re going to the gallows largely because:
1) The bishops did not teach the Gospel of Life and condemn contraception.
2) The bishops did not discipline public officials when they went against #1.
“I expect to die in bed. My successor will die in prison, and his successor will die a martyr in the public square.”
That’s very comfortable for you, Eminence. But purgatory has a way of levelling the playing field, so to speak.
And frankly, if I were a bishop dying in the next 10-15 years, it isn’t purgatory that I’d be worried about.
If the bishops had just a modicum of decency, they’d sober up quickly and realize the hell their “no showing” ways are going to put our children and grandchildren through.
This isn’t a joke or some stupid movie. It’s real life and real blood.