Andrew Greeley: then and now

By Matt C. AbbottAs Father Andrew Greeley continues to recover from a serious head injury suffered earlier this month, I thought I’d feature images from two of his (out-of-print) non-fiction books — Confessions of a Parish Priest (paperback edition), from 1986 and 1987; and Furthermore! Memories of a Parish Priest, from 1999 and 2000. Interestingly, in Confessions (page 131), Father Greeley made some rather keen observations about a certain segment of the clergy — observations that proved all too accurate a decade-and-a-half later. Continue Reading →