Peterr commented on the blog post Cardinal Mahony Confirms That Archbishop Gomez Knew of Mahony’s Actions
Our elected officials are quite sensitive to any and all centers of political power. Sometimes that power is wielded by money, and other times by the ability to produce votes and supporters.
Right now, those who approve of the bishops with regard to women’s health care and those who are scared of being the target of the bishops are united in pushing the views of the bishops on the rest of the nation. All too often, it seems their weight is more than the weight of those who are not afraid of opposing the bishops.