To clear up some confusion I caused by not doing this earlier, the following thread started here: Imaculate Conception. I split this off and made it its own thread in an effort to clean up a runaway thread that jumped the tracks and caused a huge wreck. -PtA
That seems to be reading quite a bit into Fr. Ambrose's motivations. What I see is Fr. Ambrose talking about his *actual* experience as an RC decades ago. And he tends to get a bit impassioned when people blow off the actuality of his experience because it doesn't fit their theoretical models--a not incomprehensible reaction.J Michael said:It saddens me that anyone in either of our Churches (Catholic and Orthodox) would even want to find ways to paint negative pictures of the other. To what end, really?