The bishop is the shepherd of the flock (diocese) the parish priest is the BORDER COLLIE that keep all the sheep in line, and moving in one direction.<quoted text>
When I went to catechism class, there was no salvation for Protestants.
Heck - the Pope had to make a special rule for JFK, so he could attend Protestant churches even if just for ceremonial or political purposes.
Yep, not so long ago, Prots were next to the devil and the Jews killed Jesus.
50,000 annulments and yet just 35 years ago, annulments were as scarce as seeing a catholic priest today in public.
Wait until the nuns and the vatican finally square off. The nuns during this hiatus have been garnering strength from many catholics/non catholics and the newly formed AUSCP priest union with over 1,000 members strong ready to stand up for the nuns.
It will be exciting!