A recent article by America magazine is taking the statistics I cite below
as the swan song for a celibate priesthood. As usual, the mainstream media takes it and runs with it, in completely the wrong direction. This article
, far from being 'food for thought,' is the literary equivalent of starvation. There are so many erroneous and far-flung notions that I don't have time to comment on them. It's a useful benchmark for how little the secular media understand our Church.