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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:44 pm

“Spain faces a critical situation, a true emergency for our future,” Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera of Valencia told Catholics in a pastoral letter. He asked that special prayers and Masses be said in Spain “as long as this uncertain future remains unclarified.”

The letter, dated January 4, was circulated just before Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez formally took office at the head of a coalition government, the first since Spain’s 1978 restoration of democracy. Sanchez had been caretaker prime minister since early 2019.

Cardinal Cañizares said his warnings were not “rhetoric or sterile drama,” but a call for the church to “testify to Christ in words and deeds” and help “build a new mentality and a new Spain.”

Another archbishop said he was asking Mary to “save Spain.”

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Hey! At least he's asking Mary and not some generalissimo. :coolspecs:


Maybe "Mary" is the generalissimos tranny name.

By making such assumptions you are betraying your hetero-normative patriarchal whoosis.
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Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:16 am
Catholic Church Shields $2 Billion in Assets to Limit Abuse Payouts

Dioceses are aggressively moving and reclassifying holdings to shrink the value of their bankruptcy estates.

Ownership of these churches in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe was transferred to the parishes. As a result, the churches are excluded from the bankruptcy estate available to clergy abuse victims.
Photographer: William LeGoullon for Bloomberg Businessweek
For most of the 20th century, the Catholic Church in the U.S. minimized the damage wrought by pedophile priests by covering up the abuse. When the bishop of the Davenport, Iowa, diocese was told in the mid-1950s that one of his priests was sexually abusing boys at a local YMCA, he kept it secret. “It is consoling to know that no general notoriety has arisen, and I pray none may result,” he wrote to a priest, capturing the strategy of the era.

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Another benefit is secrecy. Lawsuits and trials lead to testimony and publicity. Bankruptcy ensures a quieter mass settlement that forces an end to existing lawsuits and blocks new ones. “It provides a clean slate,” says Robert Kugler, a lawyer who represented abuse victims in the St. Paul and Minneapolis archdiocese. Dioceses have gone this route more than 20 times since 2004, when the Archdiocese of Portland, Ore., declared itself insolvent.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features ... se-victims

I was hoping they would be sued into the stone age. :x
And how can they get away with that?
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And how can they get away with that?
Jesus. :wink:
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ed wrote:
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And how can they get away with that?
I'd like to know too – but you're the Murican.

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For varying values of "getting away with"?
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For something different:
Jerusalem rabbi arrested for 'holding women in slavery'

Israeli police have arrested a rabbi who is suspected of holding around 50 women and children in conditions of slavery.

The arrest follows a raid on a complex in Jerusalem, where the alleged victims are believed to have been kept isolated from their families.

The women had been punished in various ways and had money stolen from them, police said.

The suspect, in his 60s, has denied doing anything wrong.

He was detained in an ultra-Orthodox district in central Jerusalem on suspicion of running a "closed community" where women and children "worked under conditions of slavery", police said in a statement.

He and eight female accomplices are suspected of isolating the women in a residential complex, along with children up to the age of five, it added.

"We know that the women and children were there for several months inside the home," police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld is quoted as saying by the Associated Press. "We know that he took their money away from them and was holding them against their will."
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-51098770

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Friendship with Prince Charles made paedophile bishop Peter Ball 'impregnable'

BBC2 documentary shows how establishment figures rallied round cleric

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The disgraced paedophile bishop Peter Ball made himself apparently “impregnable” by cultivating friendships with Prince Charles and other senior establishment figures who later rushed to support him when he was accused of sexual abuse, according to a BBC documentary.

Ball, the former bishop of both Lewes and Gloucester who died last year, boasted of his role as “counsellor to royalty”, Cliff James, one of his victims, says in the programme. He cultivated friendships with Margaret Thatcher, peers of the realm, senior judges and headmasters of leading public schools.

The former bishop was investigated by police in the early 1990s, which resulted in a police caution. In 2015, he was convicted of sexual offences against 17 teenagers and young men and jailed for 32 months. He was released in February 2017 after serving half his sentence.

The second episode of the BBC’s two-part documentary, to be broadcast on Tuesday evening, draws on the testimonies of survivors and material and evidence given to the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse (IICSA), which conducted a case study into how the Church of England handled allegations against Ball.

James said Ball boasted of his connections. “He kept mentioning his friendship with Prince Charles in a flippant way, [as] anyone would talk about a friend – but he’s talking about Prince Charles,” he said.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... mpregnable

How can they be so mean to the Royal Family™? :x

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Man removed from priesthood over child sex abuse reemployed in diocese a month later

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A former priest accused of molesting and raping an altar boy under his care was re-employed in the Poznań diocese, according to Gazeta Wyborcza.

Local priests, including Archbishop of Poznań Stanisław Gądecki – who is also the head of the Polish Episcopal Conference, the central organ of the Catholic church in Poland – have also failed to assist the investigation into accusations, reports the newspaper.

Last month, the former priest, known as Krzysztof G. for legal reasons, was officially charged with sexual abuse of Szymon Bączkowski on at least several dozen occasions between 2001 and 2013, starting from when the boy was in his early teens.

Krzysztof G. is accused of leading the boy into the woods, plying him with alcohol, hitting him and raping him. The prosecution claims that he initially exploited his power over the altar boy, and in later years his financial difficulties and ensuing drinking problems.

Krzysztof G. was removed from the priesthood in October 2018 after being found guilty by an internal church investigation, reports TVN24. At the time, the Poznań diocese heralded the step as a model reaction to sex-abuse accusations and an example of the church’s efforts to purge itself of the problem.

But just one month later, the former priest was employed by Archbishop Gądecki as an archivist. This came to light when the prosecutor’s office asked him to give his workplace.

According to diocese spokesman Maciej Szczepaniak, this employment was only intended as short-term assistance to the former priest while he searched for another job. Yet Krzysztof G. continued to work for the diocese for over a year.
https://notesfrompoland.com/2020/01/15/ ... l-diocese/

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'Nuff said, Father. :cowbell:
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"When two sleep together, they warm one another; but how will one alone get warm?" :mrgreen:

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Vatican orders sex abuse investigation of Brooklyn bishop who happened to investigate Buffalo Diocese

NEW YORK (AP) — The Vatican has ordered an investigation of a sexual abuse allegation against a Brooklyn bishop who was previously named by Pope Francis to investigate the church’s response to clergy sexual abuse in Buffalo.

The Archdiocese of New York says Cardinal Timothy Dolan received instructions on Jan. 7 to begin an investigation of allegations that Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio molested a child while he was a priest in New Jersey in the mid-1970s.

DiMarzio has denied the allegation. An attorney notified church officials in November that he was preparing a lawsuit on behalf of the alleged victim.

Pope Francis tapped DiMarzio in October to investigate the Buffalo Diocese’s response to clergy sexual abuse.
https://www.wivb.com/news/local-news/bu ... -demarzio/

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Big new Roman Catholic Church scandal!

Worse than child rape, regular rape and girl cooties. Worse even than homos and commies. :o

Catholic-Protestant Communion Pact Trashes Apostolic Succession
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ROME (ChurchMilitant.com) - A German ecumenical declaration on intercommunion between Catholics and Protestants has trashed the ancient doctrine of "apostolic succession" as unverifiable and concluded that the Protestant Lord's Supper is also "valid."

"The assumption of an unbroken chain of laying on of hands by the apostles until today ... cannot be proven historically," declares "Together at the Lord's Table: Ecumenical Perspectives in the Celebration of the Lord's Supper and Eucharist."

Authored by the Ecumenical Working Group of Protestant and Catholic Theologians, the document suggests that "the practice of mutual participation in the celebration of the Lord's Supper/Eucharist [is] theologically justified, respecting the liturgical traditions of the other."

The agreement recognizes "baptism as a sacramental bond of faith and a necessary condition for participation," making it possible for Protestants who have married Catholic spouses to receive Holy Communion.

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Not sure which is worse.

Catholics eating a wafer that isn't really Jesus, or Protestants eating one that really is (but they don't know it)?
The very ambiguity of the situation is horrific, on top of the blasphemy of Protestants eating Jesus and Catholics eating not-Jesus.

However, amid all the din there are voices of reason. :mrgreen:
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But Cdl. Kurt Koch, president of of the Pontifical Unity Council, rejected the conclusions of the group last Monday, arguing that the Catholic Eucharist and Protestant Lord's Supper are not identical. "Many contested questions in the understanding of the Eucharist, for example, the concept of 'victim' or the question of office, do not even appear in the document."

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For extra giggles, here's the Freeper thread ==> https://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-re ... 1935/posts
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Uh oh. Even worse!

German bishops’ working doc calls for approval of contraception, homosexuality, women’s ordination
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The working documents in preparation for the assemblies of the German bishops’ “Synodal Path” defend the use of contraception, the practice of masturbation, and an active homosexual lifestyle. Additionally, neither the question of the ordination of women nor that of making celibacy optional for priests is taken off the table.

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Masturbation and open communion. You'd think they were Methodists. :BigGrin3:
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Everything went downhill when they ditched Latin for mass. :(



Which reminds me of (think I already posted that, but it bears repeating):


Tempest In A Stoup
Tempest in a stoup
The supprem pontiff with
The bishops, the archbishops,
Are making a hell of a mess.

They don't know what they're missing,
All of these damn bigots,
Without latin, without latin,
The mass bothers us.
At the liturgic feast,
No more great fanfare, suddenly,
Without latin, without latin,
No more magic mystery.
The rite that bewitchs us
Turns out to be trivial then,
Without latin, without latin,
And the faithfuls doesn't give a darn.
Oh most Holy Mary mother of1
God, say to these fucking
Monks that they're hassling us
Without latin.

I'm not the only one, damnit!
Since these rules are applied
Who goes to the Sunday
Service only when it rains.

They don't know what they're missing,
All of these damn bigots,
Without latin, without latin,
The mass bothers us.
By waiving the Occult,
They'll have to give up
(Without latin, without latin)
The contribution to parish costs.
At the spring season,
Swiss, beadle, sacristan,
Without latin, without latin,
Will cut church2
Oh most Holy Mary mother of
God, say to these fucking
Monks that they're hassling us
Without latin.

These birds3 are crazy,
These crows who saw, trim, slice
The safe and good old branch
Of the cross on which they are perched.

They don't know what they're missing,
All of these damn bigots,
Without latin, without latin,
The mass bothers us.
The wine of the holy chalice
Goes down the drain4,
Without latin, without latin
And its virtues are weakening.
In Lourdes, Sète5 or Parma,
Just as in Quimper-Corentin,
The presbytery without latin
Has lost its charms.
Oh most Holy Mary mother of
God, say to these fucking
Monks that they're hassling us
Without latin.

Chorus :
They don't know what they're missing,
All of these damn bigots,
Without latin, without latin,
The mass bothers us.
The wine of the holy chalice
Goes down the drain,
Without latin, without latin
And its virtues are weakening.
In Lourdes, Sète or Parma,
Just as in Quimper-Corentin,
The presbytery without latin
Has lost its charms.
Oh most Holy Mary mother of
God, say to these fucking
Monks that they're hassling us
Without latin.


1.
Here Brassens makes an elision of the second "e" of "mère" and insists on the "e" of "de", so this way "Marie mère de" (Mary, mother of) sounds exactly like "Marie, merde" (Mary, shit). I thought it was important to show the mischief of this singer.
2.
This is difficult to translate : in France, to say "to play hooky, to play truant, to cut class", we have this funny expression : "faire l'école buissonnière", litterally "to go to the school of bushes". Here, Brassens plays with the expression (like he often does) : "faire l'église buissonnière" would mean "to go to the church of bushes"
3.
In France "drôle d'oiseau" (strange bird), or even just "oiseau" is a common stylistic device meaning "weirdo, funny-looking guy"; in addition, the mitre of the bishops looks like a bill and makes them look like giant weird birds, and I think Brassens noticed that.
4.
"Partir/Se changer en eau de boudin" (To go away/to change in pudding water)=to vanish or to turn out badly. In French it's funny because the wine in the chalice is supposed to be the blood of the christ, and pudding is made with pork blood too.
5.
Brassens is born in Sète, a city in the south of France
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/temp%C3% ... stoup.html

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None of this traditional Christian family life bullshit ...

Pope Francis rules against ordaining married men in Amazon (BBC)
Pope Francis has ruled against ordaining married men in the Amazon region as a means of addressing the shortage of Catholic priests.

Bishops backed the measure last year, but the decision needed the Pope's approval to be implemented.

Catholic priests are required to abide by the rule of celibacy upon ordination except in cases where married Anglican ministers have converted.

Celibacy is seen as the devotion of one's life to God.

The conservative wing of the Catholic Church - particularly in Europe and North America - has spoken out against the idea of married priests, arguing that this could lead to the global abolition of celibacy.

A statement from the Vatican said: "The Amazon challenges us, the Pope writes, to overcome limited perspectives and not to content ourselves with solutions that address only part of the situation."

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"Disordered relationship."

Like a relationship with an invisible Sky Daddy who created us all in a state of illness and then ordered us all to get better and worship Him 24/7/360plusfucking5 is not a disordered relationship.

What a disordered cunt. His Eminence, The Disordered Cunt Cardinal Burke.
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Trying to be woke:
Bishops Showcase ‘Non-Binary’ Youth at Opening of German Synodal Path

FRANKFURT, Germany (ChurchMilitant.com) - Dramatically defying Pope Francis' conservative stance on gender ideology, the German bishops have caused a sensation by inviting a person identifying as "non-binary" to address the opening assembly of the controversial "synodal path."

But the politically correct attempt at including a gender non-conforming speaker backfired on the bishops.

Mara Klein, who began her brief speech by identifying herself as "non-heterosexual" and "non-binary," almost immediately lashed out at the bishops, labelling them "an association of perpetrators" of sexual abuse in the Church.

"I hope we feel uncomfortable. We have every reason to be," the 23-year-old woman from the diocese of Magdeburg told the 230 delegates meeting on the first day of the synod in Frankfurt on Jan. 31.

"As a young person in our Church, I feel uncomfortable standing here and knowing all those in the structure has caused the results, which the MHG study only emphasized again, are gathered around me," Klein said, referring to a 2014–2018 study by academics at the universities of Mannheim, Heidelberg and Gießenby which found that 3,677 children and juveniles fell victim to sexual abuse perpetrated by 1,670 clerics between 1946 and 2014.

"I am against a polarization of clergy and laity, but I want to emphasize that we are dealing here with a massive structural sin. Show us that you can break out of it. I'm still standing here, and it's hard for me, because I believe that we can break out of it," she said.
https://www.churchmilitant.com/news/art ... nodal-path

Serves them well. Back to the roots, mass in Latin and brimstone for all heretics! :x

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Not the Church:
Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy. Hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits are now on hold

The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy, according to a court document filed in Delaware bankruptcy court early Tuesday.
The youth organization, which celebrated its 110th anniversary February 8, listed liabilities of between $100 million and $500 million and estimated assets of $1 billion to $10 billion.
The bankruptcy filing comes at a time when the organization faces hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits, thousands of alleged abuse victims and dwindling membership numbers. As a result of the filing, all civil litigation against the organization is suspended.

Paul Mones, a Los Angeles-based attorney representing "hundreds of sexual abuse victims in individual lawsuits," called the organization's bankruptcy filing a "tragedy."
"These young boys took an oath. They pledged to be obedient, pledged to support the Scouts and pledged to be honorable. Many of them are extremely angry that that's not what happened to them and the Boy Scouts of America did not step up in the way they should have," Mones said.
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/02/18/us/b ... bankruptcy

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Disgraced religious order tried to get abuse victim to lie

MILAN (AP) — The cardinal’s response was not what Yolanda Martínez had expected — or could abide.

Her son had been sexually abused by a priest of the Legion of Christ, a disgraced religious order. And now she was calling Cardinal Valasio De Paolis -- the Vatican official appointed by the pope to lead the Legion and to clean it up -- to report the settlement the group was offering, and to express her outrage.

The terms: Martínez’s family would receive 15,000 euros ($16,300) from the order. But in return, her son would have to recant the testimony he gave to Milan prosecutors that the priest had repeatedly assaulted him when he was a 12-year-old student at the order’s youth seminary in northern Italy. He would have to lie.

The cardinal did not seem shocked. He did not share her indignation.

Instead, he chuckled. He said she shouldn’t sign the deal, but should try to work out another agreement without attorneys: “Lawyers complicate things. Even Scripture says that among Christians we should find agreement.”

The conversation between the aggrieved mother and Pope Benedict XVI’s personal envoy was wiretapped. The tape — as well as the six-page settlement proposal — are key pieces of evidence in a criminal trial opening next month in Milan. Prosecutors allege that Legion lawyers and priests tried to obstruct justice, and extort Martínez’s family by offering them money to recant testimony to prosecutors in hopes of quashing a criminal investigation into the abusive priest, Vladimir Reséndiz Gutiérrez.
https://apnews.com/8d0cb3ef1cfa0be61378b949811d8c17

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Chichester vicar jailed for 'this is what God wants' abuse

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A former vicar who sexually abused a woman and a girl, who he told "it was what God wanted", has been jailed for eight years.

Meirion Griffiths, 81, was convicted of four counts of indecent assault last month following a six-day retrial.

He had moved to Perth in Australia from Chichester, in West Sussex, but was extradited to the UK to face justice.

Sentencing him, the judge at Portsmouth Crown Court said Griffiths' actions were an "enormous breach of trust".

Judge Roger Hetherington described the effects on the two "highly-impressionable, naive and innocent" victims as "devastating".

Griffiths was a Church of England vicar at St Pancras Church in Chichester at the time of the offences.

He was found guilty of two counts of indecent assault against teenager Julie Macfarlane - who has waived her right to anonymity - during the mid-1970s, one of them involving multiple occasions.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-51591194