Thursday, July 30, 2009
This story from Giovanni Bocaccio's Decameron reminded me of a rhetorical question put by a non-Orthodox blogger in reference to the financial shenanigans going on in the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese: "Why would anyone want to join a church like this?"
In the story, the Jew on pilgrimmage to Rome sees the corrutption in the papal court, in all of its unmasked unpleasantness, adn decides to become a Catholic anyway.
Read about it here, in Leon Podles' blog.
Just substitute the Antiochian Archdiocese, and the answer to the blogger's question becomes clear.
Biretta tip to Arturo Vasquez