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We cannot divorce ourselves—Archbishop on Carnival

By Kaelanne Jordan, kjordan.camsel@rcpos.org

Archbishop Jason Gordon has declared that he cannot “remove” himself “entirely” from Carnival and neither should the Catholic Church be removed from the festival. He reasoned if there’s an “ailment” in society, the Church has to be a field hospital.

“How are you going to be field hospital if you are totally divorced from the patient?” Archbishop Gordon asked during a conversation on Shepherd’s Corner with host Andy Johnson. The pre-recorded episode was to be aired last Thursday on Trinity TV in its usual time slot, 8 p.m.

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