Are we talking about Church Doctrine or are we talking real estate ? We are called to be good stewards of what we have been given, materially and spiritually. Have all clergy been good at this, certainly not. Have all clergy been good teachers and examples? Was destroying St. Barbaras and keeping St.MichaelsThose who oppose the Pope or bishop for ANY reason will find it easy to get their views in the media. This is not because the media cares about churches - in fact they are opposed to everything St. Ann Church stood for. This is because the media is opposed to the Catholic Faith. When you see the friendly news coverage about heroic parishioners standing up to the DOB, remember that newspaper or TV station supports abortion, opposes the traditional family, opposes the New Testament, opposes everything the real St. Ann, St. Adalbert, St. Mary, St. Catherine, and all the other saints taught in their lifetime. People who want to share the ideals of the real St. Ann, St. Agatha, St. Luke, St. Joachim, etc, can't access the media.
a good financial decision? Do you know how many pierogi you have to sell to pay for demolition? Outside of church doctrine, we do not have to assume that the Bishop and clergy are always right.
They just THINK they are because they have the power.