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Thousands Rally Behind Louisiana Catholic Priest Who Criticized LGBT ‘Pride’ Celebrations, by Paul SmeatonJuly 10, 2020
By David Carlin, The Catholic Thing, July 10, 2020
David Carlin is a retired professor of sociology and philosophy at the Community College of Rhode Island, and the author of The Decline and Fall of the Catholic Church in America.
I am struggling to understand the leftist/BLM animus against Christopher Columbus. I understand their animus against Confederate generals. They hate these generals because they fought to defend the South’s “peculiar institution” – i.e., slavery.
Though I understand this anti-CSA animus, I don’t sympathize with it. Why not? Perhaps because of my Catholic upbringing, which taught me that I should detest my own sins more than the sins of others, especially more than the sins of people who last committed those sins more than 150 years ago. ….
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