Bernard, you start out by stating that the ACTION of a Cardinal is "stupid". But you end up rejecting all objective comments that demonstrate his actions are not a threat to the Catholic Faith. Thus, instead of learning some more about true Catholic teaching that you yourself apparently do not understand you instead choose to foist upon the rest of us a narrow minded approach that fits your scewed way of thinking and you conclude to use the story to criticize the individual (the Cardinal). And then you use the signature Bernard broom to slop a bunch of untraceable nonsense on Catholics who see the flaws in your presentation.
You have not addressed, nor has anyone debunked Gerald's points. Those points are relevant. You ignore them to your detriment.
Out of the blue, it is no longer just the Cardinal's actions that you dismiss; you project where few minds would go. You have indignance to the man already, for who knows what reasons. This is evident in that you then proceed to criticize the rest of us Catholics for being just as bad as he (note: no longer the actions, but the individuals) who dare to bring to your attention your nonsensical projections you unwittingly asssume to be facts.
Bernard look at your other three fingers: where are they pointing while you point the one at the Cadinal when saying "stupid"? It's just a question for you.
On a totally separate note, a month or so ago, you stated that you would not be renewing your CM membership after the end of this month, after being a member here since practically the inception of this site.
Is that still true?
If so, I do wish you the best, and sincerely hope that you decide to increase your Catholic understanding and adapt a more charitable attitude towards others. I know much was wrestled from Catholics in the Post Vatican II wake that took away our comfort zone. But such is life. We have to deal with what comes our way. I truly hope you find the means to find greater contentment while away from CM.