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Defending Pope Benedict
Catholic Medical Association | 3-31-10 | Staff

Posted on 04/01/2010 9:57:31 AM PDT by mlizzy

PhotobucketDefending Pope Benedict

Over the last two weeks, an assault on the good name and reputation of Pope Benedict XVI has been launched by various Western media outlets, above all by the New York Times. In brief, Pope Benedict has been accused of being insufficiently responsive to incidences of the sexual abuse of children in the past.

CMA members should keep Pope Benedict in their prayers, and be ready to effectively respond to these attacks whenever possible. Here are some resources to help with the latter task.

Fr. Raymond de Souza responds to the many inaccuracies in the New York Times reporting and raises important questions about the sources of its information.

The presiding canonical judge in the Milwaukee case has personally spoken out to provide accurate information about what actually happened there.

John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter (generally a liberal newspaper) provides important historical context for the role of Cardinal Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI in abuse cases over the years.

Cardinal Levada weighs in from Rome.

These attacks are outrageous not only for the sloppy, unprofessional reporting involved, but above all for the evident and completely unjustified animus expressed toward the Pope. Again, please keep the Pope in your prayers, especially during this Holy Week.

TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benedict; bloggersandpersonal; catholic; missinglink; pope
This is a nice compilation of articles in defense of Pope Benedict XVI. Pray for the Pope!
1 posted on 04/01/2010 9:57:31 AM PDT by mlizzy
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To: mlizzy
insufficiently responsive

That's what we get from the Left, made up crimes on no legal books.

Since when does the pope have a duty to act the way the whacked out, baby-killing, felon-loving, GLBT Left would have him act? A lot of those abusers of children were the Left's constituents or at least sanguine with them, as they looked to prey upon God-fearing, defenseless, innocent victims of the church.


2 posted on 04/01/2010 10:07:04 AM PDT by holden
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To: holden

The e-board at NYT is 75% Gay. What do you expect.

3 posted on 04/01/2010 10:09:28 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: mlizzy
Catholic Medical Association
4 posted on 04/01/2010 10:11:52 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: mlizzy; Salvation
Mlizzy, thanks from my heart for posting this valuable info.

And Salvation, your coverge is awesome!

5 posted on 04/01/2010 10:19:14 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("Do you mean now?" ---Yogi Berra, when asked "What time is it?" ---)
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To: mlizzy

Having succeeded in taking down Nixon, deterring George Bush from bombing Iran, and getting Obamanation elected, the NYT has now turned their sights on Regime Change at the Vatican.

6 posted on 04/01/2010 10:39:33 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: A.A. Cunningham

Interesting. Thanks for the source.

7 posted on 04/01/2010 10:39:50 AM PDT by 1010RD (First Do No Harm)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

They must think that they are more powerful than God...or would like to be and we all know who else had that same problem.

8 posted on 04/01/2010 12:06:07 PM PDT by tiki (True Christians will not deliberately slander or misrepresent others or their beliefs)
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