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COMMENTARY: The Mother of God has not escaped the wrath of vandals. In a certain sense, rejecting Mary is a logical beginning for the rejection of God.
By Donald DeMarco, EWTN News, 8/9/20
Donald DeMarco, Ph.D., is professor emeritus at St. Jerome’s University, Canada, and an adjunct professor at Holy Apostles College and Seminary, Connecticut. He is a regular columnist for the St. Austin Review.
The CEO of Catholic Charities of eastern Washington, whose name we will not mention, made headlines recently with the following confession:
“I am a racist. … My Catholic Church, and my Catholic Charities organization, is racist. How could they not be? Our Catholic faith tradition is built on the premise that a baby, born in a manger in the Middle East, was a white baby.”
The remark is not so much a confession, but an accusation of racism. And it is built on the baseless assumption that racism is an inevitable quality of anyone who is of a particular color, which would include everyone. This gratuitous accusation would also apply to Mary, Mother of God. The CEO is not merely confessing, but attempting to destroy, and for no reason whatsoever. …
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