Admittedly, a sex story about a good-looking celebrity priest hitting on a divorcee is newsworthy, but it doesn’t explain the legs (of the story, that is). No, the reason why the media can’t get enough of this is due to Catholicism’s culturally incorrect vow of celibacy. How can it be, the media savants ask, that an otherwise normal man would volunteer to join an organization that proscribes sex? Can’t be the money. Could it be that he’s offering it up for a cause greater than sex? And what could that be?
Louis Armstrong was once asked, “How would you define jazz?” His answer was classic, and it applies like a glove to the question, “And what could that be?” Louis answered, “If you gotta ask, then you just don’t know.”