Which is Latin and means "I do not want to be bishop." That is how every Anglican designee for that office demurs ... but most then take on the miter anyway and with it the bishopric itself. President Obama could have said "I am not worthy," a true response that would also have kept him from the ridicule this Nobel Peace Prize designation has brought upon him. But it is not in his character. For the sin of pride is the most deceitful. The very sin prevents man from recognizing it in himself. The list of Nobel peace laureates is not an especially august one.
When Catholic Bishop Joseph Tyson of Seattle went to testify before the state legislature on a proposed domestic partners law, he surprised people by failing to speak out against it. In fact, he argued that the law should be expanded to include any two people who are legally domiciled together. But don't be fooled: The Catholic Church is not about to drop its moral qualms about homosexual relationships.