The growing pressure from the sexual abuse scandal appears to have led the Church to look to civil justice as a solution. A dangerous road to take, considering it permits state interference in the life of the Church and at the worst could bring it to bankruptcy. This is because the Church has lost its sense of divine justice.
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On the issue of sexual abuse we often hear that the Church’s credibility is at stake. But this expression is actually the most evident sign that a secularized way of thinking permeates the Church today. It denies that the Church is objectively credible because it is Christ’s will.
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"Sodoma", the book to be released simultaneously in twenty countries, in eight languages on February 21 is a big scale media operation to legitimise homosexuality in the Church. But it could backfire on Pope Francis whom the author intended to support.
- The italian original: "Operazione Sodoma"
"Speaking of clerical child abuse while ignoring the fact that over 80% of abuses are homosexual acts, means there is no intent to resolve the issue". "The most serious problem in the Church today is its tendency to compromise with the world and withdraw from proclaiming the whole truth.” Cardinal Gerhard Müller speaks out.
Dear Archbishop McCarrick, as has been reported as a news by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the accusations against you for crimes against minors and abuses against seminarians are going to be examined and judged very soon with an administrative procedure. I am among those who are praying for your conversion, that you may repent and ask pardon of your victims and the Church.
«The crisis of the family is devastating, we need to go back to the origin, to God's project, to the model of the Holy Family. That's why so many families come to Medjugorje». These are the words of archbishop Henryk Hoser, Permanent Apostolic Visitor to the parish of Medjugorje, at the vigil of the World Meeting of Families in Dublin.
A letter/appeal to be signed: "The presence of Don Gabriele near Alfie comforts us. We need priests who, aware of their paternity and vocation, do not abandon us before evil and in the hour of death. We ask to ring the church bells for the baby during his funeral, certain that there are still many priests capable of shouting to the world the scandal of love".
«There is a wrong way to conduct pastoral care in the Church, it is to try to solve problems. Instead pastoral care should have a positive proposal at its core, which is to help people live the beauty.» The person to invert the perspective is Stephan Kampowski, professor of Philosophical Anthropology.
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The Secretary-General of the Italian Bishops’ Conference made outrageous comments in an interview to a national newspaper, about people saying the Rosary outside abortion clinics. He also calls for openness on matters such as gay relationships and married priests. This is why he is terribly wrong.
Pubblichiamo qui la versione in lingua inglese dell'appello ai vescovi di Giuseppe Tires per una moratoria sulle interviste. A dispassionate and honest appeal: bishops and cardinals please do not give any more interviews. Take a sabbatical.