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Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday called on bishops from around the world to revive the Christian faith among those who have forgotten or abandoned it.
The Church needs a new ‚Äúmissionary dynamic‚ÄĚ of lay people and must pay ‚Äúparticular attention (to) baptized people who do not live according to the requirements of the baptism,‚ÄĚ he said as 262 bishops wound up a three-week huddle that broached all major issues and crises shaking the 2,000-year-old institution.
Clerics must also apply ‚Äúnew methods, a new language that suits different cultures‚ÄĚ in their bid for a ‚Äúnew evangelism,‚ÄĚ he said during a closing mass at Saint Peter‚Äôs....
Are We Really Catholic Bashing? Catholics no, the Romish Church perhaps since the truth seems to get it riled up and and something it wants to cover up, see the video mentioned in the previous message, so bashing the Romish Church perhaps, but way less than it deserves!
Emily Bourke wrote: The Royal Commission into child sexual abuse has been told that not a single Marist brother in Australia has been formally dismissed from the order because of child sexual abuse. The head of the Marist Brothers in Australia Brother Jeffrey Crowe has told the inquiry that 16 brothers have been convicted for crimes against children, and seven remain in the order, including the notorious child sex offender Ross Murrin who remains in jail....
Emily Bourke wrote: The Royal Commission's investigation into child sexual abuse has been given further insights into the lives and minds of Catholic clergy and how they perceived child sexual abuse as recently as the 1980s. A senior Marist Brother with decades of teaching experience struggled to answer questions about whether he regarded the abuse of children as a crime.