First question: What is a Catholic priest doing participating in a non-Catholic worship service? We, the faithful, are forbidden to do so, how is a priest any different?
Second question: Why is the Diocese of Chicago not reining in this hoss of peculiar mindset in expeditious fashion?
To that end, I have written a letter requesting illumination from the Diocese of Chicago. Here is the address, should you'd like to do so as well - always remember to be respectful and non-combative in your tone as much as possible (although I must admit to calling the Rev. Phleger a jerk):
Very Rev. John Canary
Vicar General Archdiocese of
Yeah, me neither.
UPDATE 6/4/08: The Cardinal Archbishop of Chicago has ordered Rev. Phleger suspended pending investigation and further notice.