With a crisis comes (Catholic) superstition
I won’t pit myself against a bishop. Instead, I’ll pit Aquinas against him.
At the outset, I should acknowledge the many Catholic priests and bishops who have worked to find creative ways to minister to the laity while following public health guidelines and the direction of their leaders. They should be praised. For example, live-streamed liturgies have been consoling and uplifting. We should be thankful for them.
However, the …