Like almost everything else I’ve found that was interesting on the web, I came across this while looking for something else.
It is a response to an e-letter from our esteemed Karl Keating.
The author shares my opinion that Fr. Feeney reached the wrong conclusions but his argument lies in the manner in which people try to refute his case with the most facile objections.
I’m acquainted with some Feeneyites and know from experience that they can be a real pain in the #$@$ for a pastor precisely because they argue logically. And given the poor training of many priests today, it’s usually just easier to dismiss them.
When they saw the e-letter, their response was something like: with enemies such as these, who needs friends