Skip to comments.Notre Dame Disappoints on McCarrick Response
Posted on 08/09/2018 7:29:52 PM PDT by marshmallow
The University of Notre Dame has decided not to rescind the honorary degree that it granted in 2008 to the disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, D.C.
On Thursday, Notre Dames president, Father John Jenkins, wrote in a statement that the Indiana Catholic university would await the results of McCarricks canonical trial in Rome before coming to a final decision regarding his honorary doctorate.
Pope Francis recently accepted McCarricks resignation from the College of Cardinals after a flood of allegations that he sexually abused both adults and children.
The allegations against the former cardinal are many, spanning decades, and have now gained the credence of the Holy Father and of McCarricks brother bishops. Francis not only accepted McCarricks resignation, but also suspended him a divinis (from public ministry) and commanded him to live in penitent seclusion pending his canonical trial. And an investigation by the Archdiocese of New York, where McCarrick is accused of child sex abuse 47 years ago as a parish priest, determined that the allegations against him are credible and substantiated.
In stark contrast with Notre Dame, the Catholic University of America and the Jesuit Fordham University have rescinded the honorary degrees they had awarded to McCarrick.
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Our Lady weeps.
Over an honorary college degree? I don’t think she cares about it one bit. However she may be weeping, in her mercy, for quite a few bishops and Cardinals.
You should be more concerned that Jesus and His Father weep. Marianism = Doctrine of Demons. That you need an intercessor, that Jesus is not enough. Can never understand why Catholics overthink this and need a Pagan Roman pseudo- deity like Mary. What's next? In 1000 years, a Pope says we we need Mary's Mother as the Intercessor to Mary as Intercessor to Jesus and Intercessor to God. Oh Brother. Love my Catholic brothers in Christ but the fringe Marianist are a real menace. Confusing the Gospel of our Lord with extra biblical heresy.
Imitating Christ by pouring hatred and contempt on His mother? Count me out.
Somehow, I'm not convinced.
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