Skip to comments.Cardinal Sarah Castigates Francis Regime in ‘The Power of Silence’
Posted on 10/03/2017 6:47:59 PM PDT by marshmallow
eptember 29, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) On May 12 I wrote about the exceptional spiritual advice in Cardinal Robert Sarahs latest book, The Power of Silence. What I did not realize then was that Sarah also excoriates the Francis papacy (the pope, his appointees and strongest followers), by implication, in several places in the book. Sarah understands the hard sayings of Jesus Christ and the sacred duty of pastors to also imitate the Master in this when circumstances require it.
I hope that at least all LifeSite Catholic readers will read these particular excerpts from the book. They are crucial at this time of great disorientation in the Church that is affecting much more than just Catholics in the world.
The Catholic Church has, until Pope Francis, been the worlds most consistent and brightest beacon of truth on Christian moral teachings. Many other Christians, and even persons of non-Christian faiths, have depended on the Catholic Church to promote and defend those Natural Law teachings. They are a necessary foundation for any civilized society.
But now, as Sarah reveals, the Church itself is rapidly sliding into self-destructive worldliness and away from its core mandate from Jesus Christ to preach the gospel in order to save souls.
Each excerpt below is noted either with a section number or page number, as published in the book. Key phrases from the book are bolded. My comments are in italics.
Cardinal Sarah's indictments in 'The Power of Silence'
31. I will untiringly denounce those who are unfaithful to the promise of their ordination. In order to make themselves known or to impose their personal views (1), both on the theological and the pastoral (2) level, they speak again and again. These clerics repeat the same banal things. I could not affirm that..........
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The guy’s got some brass stones.
excellent/informative video at link 2.5 years ago...
So nowhere does he actually call out "Francis".
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