Catholics and anti-Catholics alike are heaping scorn on the head of Kaya Oakes, the author of a pathetic little piece that was reprinted in Salon this week. In "My Torment as a Catholic Woman," she laments the fact that she can't be a priest. She doesn't especially want or feel called to be a priest herself, mind you; but she suffers on behalf of her "hungry" sisters who have been denied.
The commenters on Salon dish out the almost absendminded contempt they routinely lavish on Catholics:
"You choose to belong to a Church that hates you just because you're female."
"I have also run out of patience for people who willingly allow themselves to be tormented by the Catholic Church."...READ MORE