Monday, 20 August 2018

Bergoglio's letter is a disgrace, a shallow start in a saga of lies, filth and cover up.

Bishop of Rome Bergoglio has issued a letter to the "People of God" in response to more revelations of perversion and cover up by priests and bishops in the United States and elsewhere. Oh, my Canadian brother and sisters, do not be smug. Have you forgotten Newfoundland? How about the Diocese of London with the most abuse cases in all of Canada? Do you think our Toronto is so holy and pure? What I know about he filth here would fill a book, but nobody will go "on the record."

Bergoglio's response is insufficient. He refuses to mention the primary cause, an infiltration into the priesthood of men of no faith and homosexual perversion in order to undermine the Church of Christ.

Bergoglio himself has been an enabler and a protector of perverts and their protectors. Think here of Danneels, Ricca, and so many more. Think of the American homosexualist Cardinals whom he has appointed, Cupich, Farrell and Tobin and Bishop McElroy and others to say nothing of the tolerance of such obviously "gay" men such as James Martin and others. 

In a quote that makes one wonder about a Freudian slip, Bergoglio said:

"We feel shame when we realize that our style of life has denied, and continues to deny, the words we recite."

Style of Life!

Michael Voris is reporting that Archbishop Scicluna is going to be dispatched to investigate. Scicluna, a man supporting Holy Communion for adulterers, a persecutor of his own priests and a possible homosexual himself. Bergoglio is alleged to be fearing a RICO case in the United States linking to the Vatican. Bergoglio is reported to be "shaken." Will Scicluna simply take the secret files back to Rome? He is a man not to be trusted.

Good, let this pompous boil on the Seat of Peter by shaken, maybe it will wake him up to his own crimes and the crimes of those enabled by him and his ilk.

Bergoglio did not cause all of this, but he participated in it and he has enabled it. 

The man is an enemy of the "People of God." 

He must go, Let him resign, the filthy disgrace that this man is.

For it is written in the Book of Psalms, Let his habitation be desolated, and let no man dwell therein; and his bishoprick let another take. 
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Letter of His Holiness Pope Francis
To the People of God

“If one member suffers, all suffer together with it” (1 Cor 12:26).  These words of Saint Paul forcefully echo in my heart as I acknowledge once more the suffering endured by many minors due to sexual abuse, the abuse of power and the abuse of conscience perpetrated by a significant number of clerics and consecrated persons.  Crimes that inflict deep wounds of pain and powerlessness, primarily among the victims, but also in their family members and in the larger community of believers and nonbelievers alike.  Looking back to the past, no effort to beg pardon and to seek to repair the harm done will ever be sufficient.  Looking ahead to the future, no effort must be spared to create a culture able to prevent such situations from happening, but also to prevent the possibility of their being covered up and perpetuated.  The pain of the victims and their families is also our pain, and so it is urgent that we once more reaffirm our commitment to ensure the protection of minors and of vulnerable adults.

1.      If one member suffers…

In recent days, a report was made public which detailed the experiences of at least a thousand survivors, victims of sexual abuse, the abuse of power and of conscience at the hands of priests over a period of approximately seventy years. Even though it can be said that most of these cases belong to the past, nonetheless as time goes on we have come to know the pain of many of the victims.  We have realized that these wounds never disappear and that they require us forcefully to condemn these atrocities and join forces in uprooting this culture of death; these wounds never go away. The heart-wrenching pain of these victims, which cries out to heaven, was long ignored, kept quiet or silenced.  But their outcry was more powerful than all the measures meant to silence it, or sought even to resolve it by decisions that increased its gravity by falling into complicity.  The Lord heard that cry and once again showed us on which side he stands.  Mary’s song is not mistaken and continues quietly to echo throughout history.  For the Lord remembers the promise he made to our fathers: “he has scattered the proud in their conceit; he has cast down the mighty from their thrones and lifted up the lowly; he has filled the hungry with good things, and the rich he has sent away empty” (Lk 1:51-53).  We feel shame when we realize that our style of life has denied, and continues to deny, the words we recite.

With shame and repentance, we acknowledge as an ecclesial community that we were not where we should have been, that we did not act in a timely manner, realizing the magnitude and the gravity of the damage done to so many lives.  We showed no care for the little ones; we abandoned them.  I make my own the words of the then Cardinal Ratzinger when, during the Way of the Cross composed for Good Friday 2005, he identified with the cry of pain of so many victims and exclaimed: “How much filth there is in the Church, and even among those who, in the priesthood, ought to belong entirely to [Christ]!  How much pride, how much self-complacency!  Christ’s betrayal by his disciples, their unworthy reception of his body and blood, is certainly the greatest suffering endured by the Redeemer; it pierces his heart.  We can only call to him from the depths of our hearts: Kyrie eleison – Lord, save us! (cf. Mt 8:25)” (Ninth Station).

2.   … all suffer together with it

The extent and the gravity of all that has happened requires coming to grips with this reality in a comprehensive and communal way.  While it is important and necessary on every journey of conversion to acknowledge the truth of what has happened, in itself this is not enough.  Today we are challenged as the People of God to take on the pain of our brothers and sisters wounded in their flesh and in their spirit.  If, in the past, the response was one of omission, today we want solidarity, in the deepest and most challenging sense, to become our way of forging present and future history.  And this in an environment where conflicts, tensions and above all the victims of every type of abuse can encounter an outstretched hand to protect them and rescue them from their pain (cf. Evangelii Gaudium, 228).  Such solidarity demands that we in turn condemn whatever endangers the integrity of any person.  A solidarity that summons us to fight all forms of corruption, especially spiritual corruption.  The latter is “a comfortable and self-satisfied form of blindness.  Everything then appears acceptable: deception, slander, egotism and other subtle forms of self-centeredness, for ‘even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light’ (2 Cor 11:14)” (Gaudete et Exsultate, 165).  Saint Paul’s exhortation to suffer with those who suffer is the best antidote against all our attempts to repeat the words of Cain: “Am I my brother's keeper?” (Gen 4:9).

I am conscious of the effort and work being carried out in various parts of the world to come up with the necessary means to ensure the safety and protection of the integrity of children and of vulnerable adults, as well as implementing zero tolerance and ways of making all those who perpetrate or cover up these crimes accountable.  We have delayed in applying these actions and sanctions that are so necessary, yet I am confident that they will help to guarantee a greater culture of care in the present and future.

Together with those efforts, every one of the baptized should feel involved in the ecclesial and social change that we so greatly need.  This change calls for a personal and communal conversion that makes us see things as the Lord does.  For as Saint John Paul II liked to say: “If we have truly started out anew from the contemplation of Christ, we must learn to see him especially in the faces of those with whom he wished to be identified” (Novo Millennio Ineunte, 49).  To see things as the Lord does, to be where the Lord wants us to be, to experience a conversion of heart in his presence.  To do so, prayer and penance will help.  I invite the entire holy faithful People of God to a penitential exercise of prayer and fasting, following the Lord’s command.[1]  This can awaken our conscience and arouse our solidarity and commitment to a culture of care that says “never again” to every form of abuse.

It is impossible to think of a conversion of our activity as a Church that does not include the active participation of all the members of God’s People.  Indeed, whenever we have tried to replace, or silence, or ignore, or reduce the People of God to small elites, we end up creating communities, projects, theological approaches, spiritualities and structures without roots, without memory, without faces, without bodies and ultimately, without lives.[2]  This is clearly seen in a peculiar way of understanding the Church’s authority, one common in many communities where sexual abuse and the abuse of power and conscience have occurred.  Such is the case with clericalism, an approach that “not only nullifies the character of Christians, but also tends to diminish and undervalue the baptismal grace that the Holy Spirit has placed in the heart of our people”.[3]   Clericalism, whether fostered by priests themselves or by lay persons, leads to an excision in the ecclesial body that supports and helps to perpetuate many of the evils that we are condemning today.  To say “no” to abuse is to say an emphatic “no” to all forms of clericalism.

It is always helpful to remember that “in salvation history, the Lord saved one people.  We are never completely ourselves unless we belong to a people.  That is why no one is saved alone, as an isolated individual.  Rather, God draws us to himself, taking into account the complex fabric of interpersonal relationships present in the human community.  God wanted to enter into the life and history of a people” (Gaudete et Exsultate, 6).  Consequently, the only way that we have to respond to this evil that has darkened so many lives is to experience it as a task regarding all of us as the People of God.  This awareness of being part of a people and a shared history will enable us to acknowledge our past sins and mistakes with a penitential openness that can allow us to be renewed from within.  Without the active participation of all the Church’s members, everything being done to uproot the culture of abuse in our communities will not be successful in generating the necessary dynamics for sound and realistic change.  The penitential dimension of fasting and prayer will help us as God’s People to come before the Lord and our wounded brothers and sisters as sinners imploring forgiveness and the grace of shame and conversion.  In this way, we will come up with actions that can generate resources attuned to the Gospel.  For “whenever we make the effort to return to the source and to recover the original freshness of the Gospel, new avenues arise, new paths of creativity open up, with different forms of expression, more eloquent signs and words with new meaning for today’s world” (Evangelii Gaudium, 11).

It is essential that we, as a Church, be able to acknowledge and condemn, with sorrow and shame, the atrocities perpetrated by consecrated persons, clerics, and all those entrusted with the mission of watching over and caring for those most vulnerable.  Let us beg forgiveness for our own sins and the sins of others.   An awareness of sin helps us to acknowledge the errors, the crimes and the wounds caused in the past and allows us, in the present, to be more open and committed along a journey of renewed conversion.

Likewise, penance and prayer will help us to open our eyes and our hearts to other people’s sufferings and to overcome the thirst for power and possessions that are so often the root of those evils.  May fasting and prayer open our ears to the hushed pain felt by children, young people and the disabled.  A fasting that can make us hunger and thirst for justice and impel us to walk in the truth, supporting all the judicial measures that may be necessary.  A fasting that shakes us up and leads us to be committed in truth and charity with all men and women of good will, and with society in general, to combatting all forms of the abuse of power, sexual abuse and the abuse of conscience.

In this way, we can show clearly our calling to be “a sign and instrument of communion with God and of the unity of the entire human race” (Lumen Gentium, 1).

“If one member suffers, all suffer together with it”, said Saint Paul.  By an attitude of prayer and penance, we will become attuned as individuals and as a community to this exhortation, so that we may grow in the gift of compassion, in justice, prevention and reparation.  Mary chose to stand at the foot of her Son’s cross.  She did so unhesitatingly, standing firmly by Jesus’ side.  In this way, she reveals the way she lived her entire life.  When we experience the desolation caused by these ecclesial wounds, we will do well, with Mary, “to insist more upon prayer”, seeking to grow all the more in love and fidelity to the Church (SAINT IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA, Spiritual Exercises, 319).  She, the first of the disciples, teaches all of us as disciples how we are to halt before the sufferings of the innocent, without excuses or cowardice.  To look to Mary is to discover the model of a true follower of Christ.

May the Holy Spirit grant us the grace of conversion and the interior anointing needed to express before these crimes of abuse our compunction and our resolve courageously to combat them.


Vatican City, 20 August 2018


Johnno said...

Perhaps Who-Am-I-To-Bergolio should've considered checking if the Gay Lobby was carrying around membership cards after all!

I wouldn't be surprised if that was actually the case at this point!

He probably hands them out personally so that Ricca-dear can have easy access to his hotel floor room. Just a quick swipe of the magnetic strip.

We're coming for you Jorge! Soon you and your choir-boys members club will get the chance to wash the feet of prisoners every day!

Anonymous said...

What a load of bovine manure!!!
This sounds like a prototype letter that most diocese use whenever there ant clerical crisis exposed, instead of calling it what it is, the perverts "sugar coat" it to make it out like the laity must do penance for their abominable behaviour. sounds exactly like the shite we heard over and over here in the diocese of Antigonish by our bishops , especially our present bishop Dunn. I am sick to death of evil clergy and religious ( that includes brothers and sisters too, living "high on the hog" to boot) displacing their would be punishment for bad behaviour on the laity, instead of them being held "accountable." They form committees and hold dialogue sessions with the laity to see how we" feel" and hold reconciliation services for the laity to go to....WHAT ABOUT THEM ??? These evil bastards all should be defrocked and thrown into a prison in Siberia,... that is being generous. In days of old the death penalty was the most charitable thing to offer especially if and after they truly repented.
Time to start cleaning from the top down I'd say instead of from the bottom up1 Im waiting to see the "gay pride" flag atop St Peters Dome

Dorota Mosiewicz-Patalas said...

Unless Bergoglio speaks of deliberate planting in the Church - to destroy her from within - of men with no faith and no morals, as clearly documented with the testimony of Bella Dodd, I will consider him guilty of continuing this masonic communist project. Unless he preaches clearly against the Cabala, and separates himself from the likes of rabbi Skorka, I will consider him a Judas. Unless he stops speaking against Europe's Christian roots and demaning islamization of the West, he will be an ethnocidal maniac and a declared enemy of Jesus Christ.

This means that I will always consider him an anti-Christ and a Judas.

Brian said...

I wonder who was the actual writer of this piece. It is a safe statement. We have read many of them before. The consequences of decades of ordaining homosexuals will not be admitted. Bishop Morlino seems to be an exception. Over this weekend, I listened, to two different conservative secular podcasts where each host went out of his way to say that there is no connection between the abuse and homosexuality. I was stunned at how dismissive they were. One of these hosts is, I believe, an observant Catholic. The other styles himself as a retired Catholic who, it seems to me, after listening to him, for quite some time, has an ax to grind. Both are into big time denial in a manner that you expect from the gay pandering MSM. None so blind as they who will not see. More Pennsylvanias and McCarricks on the way? Bring em on. Out this filth.

Ana Milan said...

PF has suffered nothing. "We feel shame when we realize that our style of life has denied, & continues to deny, the words we recite". When was the last time he felt shame? When he called the Chilean victims slanderers? Or maybe when he called Catholics disgusting names for simply trying to hold on to the True Faith, which he has undoubtedly lost? Does he even remember in speaking of Our Lady at the foot of the Cross 'lies! I have been cheated!'. What about his 'respect' for Martin Luther, an arch enemy of the OHC&A Church? What about all his buddies, both clerics & lay, who queue up to demand the dismantling of the Ten Commandments in favour of loose living in order to quell their own consciences? He has plainly shown that he is more interested in saving Mother Earth than in saving one human soul - after all, there is no Catholic God, infidels can get to Heaven by good deeds & Hell doesn't exist. This coming from the mouth of a supposedly validly elected pope (although it turns out he was only partly elected) is tantamount to sticking his finger in our collective eye. His Masonic/Marxist effeminate puppets continue to pump up his super ego enabling him to run roughshod over everything we have received from the First Apostles causing disunity & utter confusion amongst the faithful who haven't received proper catechesis. Of course, that is part of the Modernist plan, as was their total destruction of the Liturgy of Ages & many of the Sacraments of the CC. The best PF can do now is to insist on consecrating Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary & releasing the full text of the Third Secret of Fatima. He can then take off to spend the rest of his life in the poverty, prayer & fasting he recommends to the rest of us. It might just save his own soul.

Dan said...

After the other garbage emanating from Francis, I was actually surprised to see that it was at least fairly well written and clear. So I suspect he gave the job of writing this to someone other than his favorite.

jim norwood said...

Why are Canadian Bishops not taking action against homosexual priests among their ranks. What are they waiting for, young lives to be ruined and souls lost?

Anonymous said...

The purpose of the Second Vatican Council is to turn away from the Catholic Faith and Tradition. That's why the new mass, new sacraments. The Catholic Faith is supernatural. Dislodge it and what you have is like the rest of false religions. With the emphasis entrenched in Man, instead of God, what sanctifying grace are we talking about? So of course no mortification and penance to curb our corrupt nature, wounded by the stain of original sin and actual sins committed. Chuck God out of our lives, what remains is chaos. That's why you have this nonsense of "style of life". The enemies of the Church are still within and liaising with those without to destroy her. They will never admit that the Second Vatican Council had been hijacked and is killing the Immaculate Bride of Christ with its bastard doctrines and 'spirituality'. Joseph Ratzinger, aka PE Benedict,was a peritus and firm believer of the Council, though now very old and weak. PF is a product and firm believer of its maxims too. Will the entire Church hierarchy have the humility to admit that they have erred in liberalising the Church to the world and revert to her rock-solid doctrines, beliefs and practices? This diabolical disorientation in the Church is self-caused, Roman Pontiffs ignoring the mandate of heaven at Fatima as the remedy to salvage her from chaos. Eg: Look at cdl R Burke, who as bishop had allowed a castrated man to profess vows as a NUN! Matter was under wraps until a lady complained to the Vatican; within the traditional community, how many priests took the anti-Modernist oath of St. Pius X and those who have taken it, how many are serious about it and are not embarrassed to speak about the anti-Modernist stance of the holy pope?

Anonymous said...

Meanwhile, an Eastern Catholic priest, fr. Hutsko, was attacked and injured in Indiana after serving the Divine Liturgy. The attacker screamed "That's for the kids!"

So it's pretty much open season now. Unless the bishops take action against abusers and enablers - and it must be done decisively, swiftly and ruthlessly - it will begin to be very unpleasant to be a Catholic priest in America, even if you are completely unrelated to the scandal. The lavender mafia must be crushed NOW.

Btw, some people have begun to invoke racketeering law against USCCB. Since many acts of embezzlement have been committed in cover-up attempts, there is indeed a basis for its use.
And sincerely, I hope AG Sessions agrees: all diocesan church funds would be frozen, while the SSPX would remain untouched, and maybe begin to be seen as what it is by many Catholics: the last oasis in a desert of heresies and immorality.
For the modernists in the Vatican, that will mean a HUGE loss of money as well as a monumental PR disaster. It could very well bring a complete overturn of the Bergoglian pontificate in the next conclave.

Anonymous said...

God will take care of Bergoglio as he once did pharaoh.

Anonymous said...

I hope that Rico is enabled to shut down the whole conciliar church here in the U. S. Rome might then change it's pro-pervert mode. That's what it will take, IMO, to get anything to change. God will have to chastise the whole rotten conciliar church structure. Let it fall.

M. Ray

Anonymous said...

Anil Wang said...

Clericalism? Given that he's already identified clericalism with the orthodox forces within the Church, so if there's a crackdown, guess who'll bare the brunt of it? Everything is used as an excuse to eliminate this Pope's detractors.

The next conclave will be a perfect storm. The Bergolio lavender lobby will be strong and organized, but a lot of bishops, even liberal bishops are terrified of another wave of sexual abuse scandals, especially if there's a possibility of a RICO investigation. Since Bergolio has failed, and will continue to fail to address this properly because the lavender mafia is his core base, only someone who has credibility will be considered. Add to this the catechism change, amoris laetitia, and the continual persecution and destruction of orthodox instititions within the Church, and this adds to the forces pushing for someone who is credible on orthodoxy.

Lord, please let the next conclave come soon. Please spare the Church more continual scourging.

Anonymous said...

Jorge Bergolio get out of the One True Church now, take Wuerl the girl with you, take Rosica with you, take Jamie Matin with you, take that idiot sciculana with you, and take all the Sh-t homosexuals and those rotten to the core Gallen Mafia creeps that falsely elected you, with you. Go, get out,go start your own wacky religion.

NBW said...

He cites/references his own works? He calls clericalism in priests and lay people(??) the problem?