Well, That Didn't Take Long

[Content note: homophobia]

Archbishop Timothy Dolan of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops has already reacted to President Obama's statement in support of same-sex marriage, and, as expected, his statement is a model of Christ-like charity.

Ha ha! Just kidding! His statement does, however, confirm that his mitre is actually a rectal chapeau:

President Obama’s comments today in support of the redefinition of marriage are deeply saddening. As I stated in my public letter to the President on September 20, 2011, the Catholic Bishops stand ready to affirm every positive measure taken by the President and the Administration to strengthen marriage and the family. However, we cannot be silent in the face of words or actions that would undermine the institution of marriage, the very cornerstone of our society. The people of this country, especially our children, deserve better.
The CHILDREN! Yes, the children, including, one presumes, the children of gay people, who will definitely be better off if their parents can't marry! Don't believe me? It's in the Fourth Chapter of the Book of Obadiah, conveniently shelved somewhere in His Grace's mitre.

[Commenting note: Please take care to distinguish between the leadership of the Catholic Church and "Catholics," many of whom are completely appalled by the actions of Dolan and his colleagues.]

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