HOT TOPIC: Churches Set for Holy Battle to Open in New York
Perhaps the cardinal’s intensity reflected growing frustration with our secular prince, Gov. Andrew Cuomo? Dolan ended his powerful, moving homily with a saying popularly attributed to St. Francis of Assisi, “Preach! Preach at all times. Use words when necessary.”
There has been a lot of preaching from Gov. Cuomo, every day in his press conference, but as I have written in this space, his words often ring hollow. Eloquent words about protecting the elderly are a startling contrast to policies which enabled the deadly spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes, resulting in thousands of deaths.