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 â€śmissionary dynamicâ€ť of lay people and must pay â€śparticular attention (to) baptized people who do not live according to the requirements of the baptism,â€ť 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 â€śnew methods, a new language that suits different culturesâ€ť in their bid for a â€śnew evangelism,â€ť he said during a closing mass at Saint Peterâ€™s....
Lucy Carter wrote: The chair of the Royal Commission into child sexual abuse has openly questioned the tactics and ethics of the Catholic Church and its lawyers in fighting a damages claim from a victim of abuse.
Chris Uhlmann wrote: This week, for the first time the Catholic Church will be asked to explain publicly why it failed to tell more than 20 families that their children may have been abused by a paedophile bus driver at St Ann's Special School in Adelaide in the early 1990s.
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!