Re: “Hospitality lacking among hierarchy” (letter, 10-26).
David Gerardot misrepresents Catholic teaching. We believe every human being is made in the image and likeness of God. Coupled with that teaching is that humans often fall short of the ideal life for which were are created and willfully take our focus off God and put it on ourselves.
Gerardot could find in the Catechism a clear exposition of church teachings and then accept or reject them of his own free will. Instead he seems to expect the church to bow to his will and not God’s. Would Gerardot prefer that …