Rocco: take it back. Orthodoxy is not a "faction" in the Church.
Report the facts or retreat into blessed silence next time you are tempted to write screed like this:
"After a half-century of occupants accused by conservatives of soft-pedaling church teaching in favor of a more conciliatory approach toward constituencies ranging from gays and lesbians to Nancy Pelosi -- a group of prelates among which even the recently-retired lead guardian of church doctrine, Cardinal William Levada, was not exempt from stinging criticism -- the move delivers the long-desired "Holy Grail" of the American Catholic Right firmly into the faction's hands, in the form of a prelate already known widely both for his forcefulness and a stringent doctrinal cred almost unequaled among his confreres on the national bench."
His post here: http://whispersintheloggia.blogspot.com/2012/07/b16s-bombshell-by-bay-marriage-chief.html
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