I have deleted the entire thread on the Western Rite Monastery that was thought to be in the works for the USA. Initially, I intended to split out the acceptable posts, but the result was a disjointed and unintelligible thread. I therefore deleted it completely.
I was dismayed that this thread continued on so long, with so much back-and-forth, full of speculation, about a person who does not even post here. It would have been much more appropriate to focus on the question of WR ROCOR missionary work and left the issue of one of its priests aside completely.
Furthermore, the bringing in to the discussion of a critical blog of uncertain provenence, and the subsequent discussion of that blog's operators (even though never named here) was inappropriate and unnecessary.
I am disappointed by all who chose to take part in this thread in this way. Please do not repeat this mistake, or you will be given formal sanctions.