Priest’s intimate relationship ‘would make him a better bishop’ – kids’ writer Joy Cowley

Priest’s intimate relationship ‘would make him a better bishop’ – kids’ writer Joy Cowley

A Catholic that is high-profile woman a bishop will never experienced sex with a female unless he adored her.

Joy Cowley, a celebrated kids’ writer of publications like The Silent One and Nest in a Falling Tree, told RNZ the intimate relationship would are making Charles Drennan a far better bishop.

The Pope accepted the resignation of Father Drennan, as Bishop of Palmerston North, after he admitted to improper intimate behaviour with a woman that is young.

Charles Drennan Picture: Supplied / Catholic Church

“this will be a tragedy since it’s a man that is beautiful happens to be simply completely wiped in terms of Rome is worried,” Ms Cowley said.

“It really is this type of waste to see him sidelined over some indiscretion. And I also think it had been quite tiny since it truly was not instance of punishment”.

“Maybe this needed seriously to occur to provide the church a shift that is seismic” she stated.

She stated she ended up being clergy that is defending acted on the intimate urges.

“just how can you are doing this to a person to be human being?”

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