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“This is the most fun I’ve had since I was a monsignor!”

posted by jmcgee

Those immortal words were uttered earlier this evening by one Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, and the man who can claim to occupy arguably the second biggest pulpit in the world (the first, of course, being Benedict’s, wherever he might be at any given moment).

Dolan held forth at a Theology on Tap in Manhattan, and Rocco has a rough transcript.

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posted February 23, 2010 at 7:46 pm

He gave up beer and cigars for lent. I absolutely love Archbishop Dolan. Why? Precisely because the joy he has for life is EVIDENCE of his FATIH. Remember when priests were joyful? I had not thought about this until now; however, joy in the priesthood is markedly missing.

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