The announcement comes down that the rabidly anti-gay bishop of Oakland, Salvatore Cordileone, is to be the new archbishop of San Francisco, and reader John Anderson responds to the Catholic News Service report of this at NCR:
Yes, indeed! Because "Slap 'em upside the head and drive 'em out of the Catholic church!" always sounds so much more elegant in Latin. And so much holier.
In Latin, the language that Jesus spoke . . . .