Skip to comments.Father John Corapi Update
Posted on 06/18/2011 4:03:22 PM PDT by marshmallow
Herewith a series of links to the exploding blogosphere regarding l'affair Corapi. This will be my last post on this subject. In the meantime.........knock yourselves out.
My First Reaction to the Corapi News. (Patrick Archbold, Creative Minority Report)
Gentle Bishop Mulvey of Corpus Christi (Home of Fr. Corapi's Order) (Devin Rose)
Fr. Corapi Announces He's Leaving the Priesthood (Marianne Medlin, CNA/EWTN News)
Prayer and the Priesthood (Sister Lisa Marie Doty F.D.C.C., Nunspeak)
Fr. Corapi; How Did We Get Here? (Chris Owens, Benedictus Dominus)
Final Thoughts on l'affair Corapi (Deacon Scott Dodge, Καθολικός διάκονος)
The Tragedy of Fr. Corapi (Richard Collins, Linen on the Hedgerow)
Corapi, The Morning After (Deacon Greg Kandra, The Deacons Bench)
Fr. Corapi is Obviously Not Padre Pio (Steve Kellmeyer, The Fifth Column)
Xtra Normal Fr. Corapi (Giuseppe Ambrose, The Three Bs)
Fr. John Corapi and the State of Due Process For Accused Priests (Ryan MacDonald, CL)
What Can an Ex-Priest Do? (Deacon Greg Kandra, The Deacons Bench)
As I’ve stated in a few other threads, I liked listening to Fr. Corapi.
But isn’t all this attention to one man a little bit, um, much?
When did priests become rock stars?
I don’t know ANY of these ‘authors’ of stories ... and until I see a name I recognize ... I’m just taking all this with a grain of proverbial ‘dead sea’ salt.
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rock stars are hounded by groupies, no?
I haven’t read all of them, but I looked at a couple, plus the article that was posted here yesterday.
I have to agree with the three that I read: Whether or not Fr. Corapi was guilty of sexual molestation of some kind, and whether or not the current procedure mandated by the bishops is wise, Fr. Corapi seems to have gone off the deep end with his statement.
I do think that the current “guilty until proven innocent” procedure is highly questionable. But I also think Fr. Corapi is reacting unwisely to his terrible predicament.
There have always been popular and gifted priests who affected many people. That is simply not new.
Bishop Sheen comes to mind as a Rock Star he was #1 rated TV show
I was just thinking about Bishop Fulton Sheen. Still one of my favorite bishops of the 20th century.
False claim on his part. I could care less about the alleged womanizing.
No jump wings, (parachutist badge) no Green Beret. Corapi told a little Green lie.
For later ping for my mother in law
I’m familiar with only one of these folks. Devin Rose has a podcast of Catholic apologetics and faith formation, as well as a recent book I’ve purchased. But I’ve decided to wait on reading any more of Father Corapi, at least for a day or two.
Thank you for compiling this list. I have been thinking a great deal today about Fr. Corapi’s decision and I still can’t make sense of it. Persecution is the usual price for denouncing Satan. Although I can only imagine how frustrating his situation must be for him, I would think he could have persevered a little longer. For someone who I believe was a former boxer, he certainly seems to have a glass jaw.
Corapi has started a new website called:
“John Corapi (once called father, now The Black Sheep Dog)”
I'm thinking these are the same demons that have probably dogged him (how's THAT for a pun?) his whole life.And I agree. Watch his creepy video if you like:
For later ping for my mother in law
Bishop Fulton Sheen.
Stick a fork in him. He’s done.
That headline is misleading. In the story, Fr. Corapi says he's suspending his public ministry as a priest, since that is what was demanded of him by his religious superiors. He doesn't say he's 'leaving the priesthood'.