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Regarding Bishop Gracida’s posts about Fr. John Corapi

On July the 5th Bishop Rene Gracida wrote an article about the case of Fr. John Corapi, which was titled “MY FINAL COMMENT (HOPEFULLY) ON THE CASE OF FATHER JOHN CORAPI.”

In that article Bishop Gracida said that, “(HIS) CHIEF COMPLAINT AGAINST BOTH THE CHANCERY OF THE DIOCESE OF CORPUS CHRISTI AND THE LEADERSHIP OF SOLT IS THAT THEY DID NOT HAVE THE GOOD OF THE CHURCH IN MIND WHEN THEY ACTED PRECIPITOUSLY TO¬† PUBLICLY SUSPEND FATHER CORAPI.”

Eight (8) days later, Bishop Gracida wrote again another article about Fr. John Corapi’s case, which was titled¬†“OF OSTRICHES AND FATHER JOHN CORAPI.”

In this article Bishop Gracida said that, “THERE IS FAR MORE TO THIS STORY THAN ANY OF US KNOW.”

I am sorry Bishop Gracida, but as I told you, anyone with two living brain cells would have to conclude that you yourself are admitting that when you publicly complaint about how the chancery of the diocese of Corpus Christi and SOLT did not have the good of the Church in mind when they acted precipitously to publicly suspend Fr. Corapi, the only one who acted precipitously, under the light of what you confessed eight days later (that “there is far more to this story than any of us know”), was you, by publicly trying to lecture the Diocese of Corpus Christi and SOLT about how to handle a matter, of which you only know the surface.

It is undoubtedly very easy for you, from your cattle ranch, to express yourself as the owner of a better way to do things, when the only things you currently really have full knowledge of (HOPEFULLY) is what happens in your ranch.

It would not be hard for anyone with two living brain cells to conclude that in what pertains to SOLT and Father Corapi, perhaps you are trying to cover your own back due to the fact that you created and fed creatures that are now causing problems and/or scandals for the Church. Creatures, which under your watch made decisions, operated and grew at the margin of how the rest of the Church makes decisions, operates and grows.

Finally, my own question: Does Bishop Mulvey visit your ranch to tell you how to handle it?

I guess what the logic advice is to the obvious answer you will have to give to this question.

A servant of the Church,

Andrew Vass