Finally, I come to the nitty-gritty of how to combat hatred, Protestant type revolt, sloppy thinking, sloth and absolutely crude and rude language. One needs armour and help. We know the armour is mostly that of humility, as noted in the past two parts to this series. If one is humble, one drops the stone
Tag: Sex Abuse Scandal
Catholics are losing the ability for rational discourse. Reason is out the window and emotional responses have trumped argumentation. Debate is hardly possible. Sin creates confusion of the mind, and destroys restraints we should have learned as children regarding our emotions. I would like to put forward the plan for combating demonic activity in one’s
What is obvious is that demonic activity is causing chaos among the People of God, because of the knowledge of the depth of the sexual abuse cases. Those who know my writing know I have been involved with people who have been sexually abused and have counselled, as well as helped them get additional help.
Examine yourselves to see whether you are living in faith. Test yourselves. Do you not realize that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless, of course, you fail the test. (2 Corinthians 13:5) The Catholic Church appears to be in a crisis. A crisis, recognized by the moral failure many of its leaders. A crisis that often
I was a bit shocked today by a sermon I heard, wherein the priest told us that taking sides in the issues of the day, being pro-Benedict and anti-Francis, or the opposite, only caused divisions. What shocked me was that the priest only spoke about taking sides and not about looking carefully at the issues.
Mary, Immaculate Virgin and Mother of divine Providence, keep my soul with the fulness of thy grace: do thou govern my life and direct it in the way of virtue to the fulfilment of the divine will. Obtain for me the pardon and remission of all my sins; be thou my refuge, my protection, my
The many recent scandals and the ongoing realisation that homosexual, Ephebophilia and pedophilia activity has been revealed in the Vatican itself, leads one to understand that the problem is not merely passionate, sensual, Neo-pagan sins, but the attempt to overturn doctrine. Just as in abortion, the real sin is the hidden one of killing an
As a Catholic who dearly loves Christ and His Church, it pains me to think about the current scandal in The Church must less put these words down on paper. However, my soul rejoices in hope of the truth being revealed and the Church being purified of the rot that has infiltrated at the highest
When the Pope said the scandals were not owing to homosexuality or pedophilia, but clericalism, he was half-right and half-wrong. Most commentators online saw this statement of Pope Francis as totally wrong. I did not, but it has taken me a while to write about it, although I did in one com box early last