Tag Archives: Melissa Hollerith

My Response to Susan Goff, Melissa Hollerith, and Sven vanBaars: Your Next Pharisee Merit Badge Awaits!

As I’ve said many times, one of the positive things about my kerfuffle with Dysfunctional Bob is that it has made clear that, at every level, The Episcopal Church is morally bankrupt. I mean, where else can you find a bishop, a priest who teaches ethics, and a parish rector, all of whom are prepared to conclude that… Read More »

What if the Catholic Church Were As Morally Bankrupt as The Episcopal Church?

Potential logical construct construct for Catholic Churches, based on the model of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia under Bishop Susan Goff: 1. Sexual abuse is illegal. 2. Many priests have not actually been convicted of sexual abuse. 3. Therefore, those priests must be innocent of sexual abuse. 4. Thus, the church will not investigate allegations of sexual abuse… Read More »

The Rev. Melissa Hollerith Confirms that Perjury is Okay for Episcopal Clergy Absent Conviction

Check it out: Melissa Hollerith, wife of the Dean of Washington National Cathedral, today confirmed in writing that perjury is acceptable conduct for Episcopal clergy in the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia. Here is her memo: And here is my response: It is small wonder that, with so little ethical reference point, the Episcopal Church is collapsing. Indeed, the… Read More »