Orthodox Catholic Town?

Tom Monaghan the co-founder of Domino's is building an Orthodox Catholic town in Florida called Ave Maria. Pornography, and contraceptives will be banned from the town. There will be Chapels everywhere, and daily mass, and a Catholic University at it's center that strictly sticks to Catholic teaching.

Talk about a City of God.

Though I wonder how Mr. Monaghan hopes that this town will maitain it's Catholic identity over the years... Who will be in charge of governing the town? What will be the rules of sucession of whatever body or group that is?

What if eventually the town gets a lot more than 30,000 people seeking refuge in it from an increasingly crumbling outside world... Would they eventually start demanding a democratic government? What other changes would the newcomers want? You can take this whole idea down so many paths...

Tip o' the hat to the Curt Jester.

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