Older priests today often complain that their younger colleagues are arrogant, pompous, and rigid, and that they love to parade around in clerical dress. The image that comes to mind is young versions of the old ethnic monsignors of the Depression era.
That's Father Andrew Greeley (via Betsy's Page) on a generation gap in the priesthood. Regular readers of Cold Spring Shops will understand that rebelling against the establishment is not equivalent to leftward ho!

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