Orders from Rome

One wonders what the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith (CDF) hoped to accomplish with the July 31 release of its statement, “Considerations Regarding Proposals to Give Legal Recognition to Unions between Homosexual Persons.” It was not so long ago in this country that Catholics aspiring to serve in elected office were questioned as to whether or not they would “take orders from Rome.” Evidently, the congregation now...

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