Eric Scheidler writes:
That's what we've been praying for these past 40 days, and thoseThanks to SC Mom for the heads up about the feast day of St. Robert Bellarmine, patron saint of canon lawyers, celebrated today-September 17th. A powerful intercessory for the upcoming hearing in the courts!
prayers have been answered. But the future is very uncertain. I'll
try to explain briefly.
was asking Federal District Judge Charles Norgle
to issue an injunction that would have required the City to let
them open for business WITHOUT concluding the investigation into
PP's dealings with the City.
Judge Charles Norgle listened to arguments from PP and the City for
an hour, and decided a full hearing was required.
The hearing has been set for Thursday at 10 a.m. That means that
will not open until Friday at the earliest.
One important point to keep in mind:
The question here is not whether PP can ever open. The question is
whether their opening can be DELAYED while an investigation is
concluded into the allegations raised into wether PP defrauded the
That question may be settled Thursday after a full hearing.
St. Robert Bellarmine, pray for us!