April 12, 2010
Written by Bear · Filed Under World
5 Responses to “Pope Benedict Tough on Celibacy Doctrine, Pedophiles Not So Much”
Do you even know what you are talking about? Did you actually research any of these idiotic allegations against the Pope or are you so gullible that you believe everything the media says as absolute truth? Look at facts and all the documents in the proper context and you will see that Pope Benedict did more than any other person in the Church to end the problem of these gay pedophiles hiding in the priesthood.
How about this for a story? Did you know that over 200,000 kids have been abused by public school teachers in the US between 1991 and 2000. That is one hundred times more that the number of victims in the Catholic Church in a fifty year period. Here is the link with the data to back up this statement:
Did you also know that the New York State legislature and teacher unions have been hiding and shielding pedophile teachers for years? Where is the outrage and investigation on this by the NY Times and the AP and the other lefist media? They are totally silent because public schools are controlled by the State and the teacher unions are supporters of Obama and his lefist agenda. The Church however has opposed this same agenda and is now targeted by a smear campaign in order to destroy its moral authority and silence it on important issues. Until you and the rest of this lefist media start covering these stories rather than your disgusting attacks and propoganda, you are nothing more than a pompous mouthpiece spewing propoganda for Obama and the leftist socialists in power.
While your thought is correct that Pope Benedict XVI acted immediately to
excommunicate Archbishop Emmanuel Milingo for ignoring the celibacy requirement
and ordaining four married bishops and he did drag his feet on the exclusion of
one or more pedophile priests from ministry for up to ten years. A correction
is needed as to when Archbishop Milingo was reduced to the lay state and that
took place on December 17, 2009. This took place after he ordained two married
bishops in Africa in June of 2009. As Milingo pointed out at the time, what
does it say to Lay People when a priest is punished to become a Layman?
It certainly tells the Laity they are not well esteemed in the eyes of the
papacy if their status is one of punishment. In December of 2006, two married
deacons were ordained as priests by Milingo in New Jersey but no formal
statements were given by the Vatican at that time. Celibacy has replaced the
priesthood in importance as far as the church is concerned. When celibacy is a
job requirement for the priesthood it is not a free choice and actually is a new
form of slavery. The Golden Calf of Celibacy must be struck down. Your report
shows that maintaining celibacy is even more important than children and their
(Married Priests USA)
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Why not remove the ones that enabled the pedophile priests and make new bishops archbishops and cardinals that did not enable them. The church could do this very quickly. I think if they weren’t in the church they would be in jail for covering up and enabling child sexual abuse.
Amanda, it is a bit more complex. First the church needs to be purged of clericalism which falsely puts priests on a highly elevated status above the people. Clericalism is reinforced by mandated celibacy. After these changes, the church has to deal with its use of power and authority which is improperly used and abusive in itself. These are the factors that allowed the child abuse scandal to occur. So clearing out the old bishops and appointing new bishops may help a little but likely they will only repeat the same mistakes because the causal factors have not changed. A total renewal and renovation of the church is needed and that includes giving the people a voice and a vote which they do not now have. (Married Priests USA)
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