Skip to comments.‘Vice Pope’ Says Cardinal McCarrick’s Homosexual Abuse Was a ‘Private Matter’
Posted on 09/20/2018 2:26:15 AM PDT by markomalley
Papal adviser Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga said last week that Cardinal Theodore McCarricks serial sex abuse and the way the pope handled it is a private matter that should not be treated as a sensational story.
Turning a private matter into a bombshell headline that explodes in the world and whose shrapnel does damage to the faith of many people does not seem right, the Honduran cardinal said in reference to a recent report by the former papal nuncio to the United States.
I think that a management issue ought to be aired with more serene and objective criteria, not in a negative tone charged with very bitter expressions, said Maradiaga, who is often referred to as Francis vice pope because of his position of prominence in the Vatican and his unparalleled influence in the Francis pontificate.
The cardinals comments were made in reference to an August 25 report by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, in which the former nuncio accused Pope Francis of rehabilitating Cardinal McCarrick and elevating him to a position of influence despite knowledge of his serial homosexual abuse over decades.
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“serial sex abuse and the way the pope handled it is a private matter”
Sound like a matter for the police to me.
The antipope needs to be arrested for his role in covering up the pedophile rapes and assisting the guilty so that they could continue their predatory, disgusting, perverted crimes.
It has committed suicide.
One more Marxist South American liberation theologian defending another.
He and Bergoglio shoukd be defrocked and sent to prison along with their puppet master George Soros.
Honestly, I don’t know what the plan is; destroying the Church by simply accepting secular trends with no Biblical roots makes no sense. The financial impact of this, combined with Western demographic trends, will reduce the Church to that foretold by Cardinal Ratzinger after Vatican II: Small communities scattered about, while most of the infrastructure is closed down/sold off.
Catholicism is not limited to the west.
And I suspect African and Asian bishops will be strongest to fight against the leftist takeover, just as they are doing to save the Anglican church
I didn’t say it was; the Western Church funds much of the activity in Africa and Asia, and the well is running dry. Unless Africa and Asia can fund their own construction, education/formation, etc. they will also be reduced to scattered communities. In the Anglican church, the Westerners simply threatened to tighten the purse-strings when African bishops rightly denounced homosexual acts years ago. I haven’t heard those proclamations out of the African Anglican bishops in a while...and I don’t hear the challenges from African Catholic bishops that I heard in the past either.
I hate to say it, but financially it might work. He gets a whole new congregation consisting of LGBQT and Post-Modernists/Marxists (including those from China) around the world and keeps all existing assets.
I live in a town filled with old, beautiful Protestant churches with no congregations left; the first thing people do when they’re “saved” anyway is they sleep later on Sundays - and their wallets sleep on the nightstand next to them. This isn’t an opinion; is any liberal denomination growing? When they make a mockery of it, serious people move on while most people tune out. As for the mega-churches, they are strictly tax-exempt business ventures; I saw someone interviewing Joel Osteen and he wouldn’t even say homosexual acts were sins.
(FWIW, liberal “Catholics” in my town use one of those empty Protestant churches for their services - “Sacred Heart American National Catholic Church” worships in Grace United Methodist Church n Kearny (NJ). Of course, they only have one service on Sunday - and I suspect there are 5 angry ex-Catholics there.)
I’m done with the Church until false pope Bergoglio is gone, and this ongoing disaster is corrected.
Bingo, it is basically a sex cult at the moment.
"If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem."
It’s not draining itself. It’s hiding inside the gates and pulling up the drawbridge. Looks likes there’s a very good reason the Vatican isn’t party to the Hague Service Convention.
“But he that shall scandalize one of these little ones that believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone should be hanged about his neck, and that he should be drowned in the depth of the sea.” Mt 8:16
Do any of these me believe in God or are they just there for the money.
FWIW, as long as the Catholic Church is getting money from natonal governments, including ours, I don’t think the Vatican gives a rat’s hairy hind end what parishioners do.
The gross sins of a prelate are not a private matter. They are a front and center insult to God, sacrilege to the Eucharist, and a stumbling block to the faithful.
How can a bishop peform sodomy on himself, to make it private. Obviously there were some young boys involved, and thus it is no longer just his private matter.....wow, what logic.
Yes - “privates” were involved and that is the “matter”....
Obviously following the Clinton playbook.
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