“It’s happening again.”
So begins a column over at Irish Central by Cahir O’Doherty (pictured).
“What is ‘it’—the it that is happening again?” you ask.
I’m not entirely sure. The headline, which is the logical lead-in for the first line of the piece, says, “Catholic Church fires Mass woman for marrying.”
I know; I know. What is a “Mass woman”? A woman who serves at Mass? This is not an established term in the Church’s liturgical books. But it turns out that “Mass” in this case means “Massachusetts.” O’Doherty or his editor failed to include a period that would have clarified a bit.
But as far as I know, the Catholic churches in Massachusetts are not in the habit of firing women when...READ MORE