Father Martin had previously made similar comments, when he said he wanted more homosexuals in the priesthood, thus displaying his penchant for homosexuality and backpedaled on those comments, but is back again as he levels his guns on radio talk-show hostess Laura Schlesinger, who recently resigned from her position owing to accusations about racial insensitivity.
Another one of America's editors was forced to resign a few years ago. This forces a new and interesting question, is there anyone in the Jesuit Order you can trust to accurately represent the Catholic Church's teachings on a widely disseminated public platform like the decrepit but allegedly Catholic America Magazine? Father Editor bristles indignantly as he writes:
Dr. Laura Schlessinger's announcement yesterday that she is quitting her radio show called to mind this clever response to her occasional fundamentalist readings of the Old Testament, particularly when it came to homosexuality. This letter, which has been widely circulated on the web since it first appeared in 2000 (despite difficulties in ascertaining its origin) is a healthy antidote to Scriptural literalism of any sort. [Now he's written, "end of debate"]
I do need some advice from you, however, regarding some other elements of God’s Laws and how to follow them.
1. Leviticus 25:44 states that I may possess slaves, both male and female, provided they are purchased from neighboring nations. A friend of mine claims that this applies to Mexicans, but not Canadians. Can you clarify? Why can’t I own Canadians?
2. I would like to sell my daughter into slavery, as sanctioned in Exodus 21:7. In this day and age, what do you think would be a fair price for her?
3. I know that I am allowed no contact with a woman while she is in her period of Menstrual uncleanliness – Lev.15: 19-24. The problem is how do I tell? I have tried asking, but most women take offense.
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