Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Pope Describes Sex Abuse as a "Satanic Mass"

Vatican (Catholic news). According to a Spiegel Online report dated today, there has been on the return flight the three-day Middle East trip by Pope Francis a press conference. The Holy Father addressed child abuse among other topics, Pope resignation and celibacy. In terms of child abuse by clergy, he reiterated as his predecessor Pope Em. Benedict XVI. the Church's zero tolerance. "Sexual abuse is a terrible crime, because a clergyman who does such things, commits treason to the body of the Lord. It's like a Satanic Mass", said Spiegel, quoting the Pope. Currently there are three bishops being investigated, one has already been convicted. In addition, the Holy Father announced a Mass that he wants to celebrate with eight abuse victims next week. After that, he wants to talk to them in private conversations about their experiences. On the resignation Pope Francis said Benedict XVI has opened a door and set an example for future popes. A Pope would have to ask the question resignation when he realizes that his ability wanes. Also Pope Francis didn't rule out resignation for himself. He'll do what the Lord commissioned him, "... I will pray and try to fathom His will ..." said Francis. Celibacy was also discussed. Unmarried priests are a gift to the Church and not a dogma of faith.

Link to Kathnews...
By: Andreas Gehrmann
Trans: Tancred vekron99@hotmail.com



James said...

That sounds pretty good. though one hopes there won't be a habit of Papal resignations

Anonymous said...

So long as the Laws allow it. If the laws changes every pope that comes around, well! So much for tradition and orthodoxy!

Anonymous said...

Is he outing Cardinal Daneels - my understanding is that Cardinal Daneels voted for Bergoglio.

predecessor, the liberal Cardinal Danneels, who was very popular with the press in Belgium and abroad, was Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels and Primate of Belgium from 1979 until 2010. The sympathy for pedophile attitudes and arguments among the Belgian bishops during this period was no secret, especially since 1997 when the fierce controversy about the catechism textbook Roeach made the headlines. The editors of Roeach were Prof. Jef Bulckens of the Catholic University of Leuven and Prof. Frans Lefevre of the Seminary of Bruges. The textbook contained a drawing which showed a naked baby girl saying: “Stroking my pussy makes me feel groovy,” “I like to take my knickers off with friends,” “I want to be in the room when mum and dad have sex.” The drawing also shows a naked little boy and girl that are “playing doctor” and the little boy says: “Look, my willy is big.”


What about Cardinal Napier - who also supported Bergoglio?


Maybe this is another prophetic statement from the high priest due to the constant murmuring about satanic masses especially regarding Cardinal Bernardin.