He was always so worried about what the Lutheran and Presbyterian neighbors would think. But that didn’t stop him from engaging in the usual smarmy Neocatholic behavior by doxxing a former friend who lightly ridiculed him on Angelqueen.
Keating has routinely attacked traditionalists for decades, whether he’s arguing for the superiority of the evil King James Version of the Bible over the Douay-Rheims, or trying to gatekeep what types of traditionalists he approves. Apparently, he never really liked Catholicism, but saw a business opportunity in attacking it from within. As ever, like many other professional Catholics, he got some real straw dummies set up to represent the traditionalists who were the classic bad guys. But it was pure projection.
Now that Karl has retired, he can appear on people’s Facebook pages to gatekeep the miracles and apparitions they believe in. Karl thinks the miraculous staircase of Loretto isn’t a real miracle and to believe in it is credulity. Here’s Karl attacking someone’s “credulity” on Facebook, but what’s credulous are Karl’s paypigs who’ve been paying this smug popinjay to deceive them.
Karl doesn’t believe in miracles. He’s a skeptical Protestant who doesn’t think these will fit in his Catholic business plan.