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Blessed John Paul II's Secretary Says Meeting With Legionaries Founder Was a Mistake CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 10, 2013 ... shared. A similar lack of communication, he said, led to retired Benedict XVI lifting the excommunication of traditionalist Bishop Richard Williamson in 2009 before finding out the bishop was a Holocaust denier when "it would have been enough to check the internet" to discover it. After John Paul II was elected in 1978, the first non-Italian Pope in more than 450 years, he said, "some in the Curia called him 'the Polish Pope,' and I don't think they meant it in a positive way." The late Pope ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2013/11/blessed-john-paul-iis-secretary-says.html
Catholic Church Wavers on Child Sex Scandals in Pope's Homeland CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 1, 2013 ... said: "This just demonstrates how there needs to be profound change within the structures of the church. The Pope is making headlines once again for his candid interview with "America Magazine," where he said the Church must not be obsessed with issues related to gay marriage or contraceptives. He called for new balance, warning that if the Catholic Church doesn't make changes, it could fall like a house of cards. NBC's Anne Thompson reports. "It remains full of cardinals and bishops who were ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2013/11/catholic-church-wavers-on-child-sex.html
Legionaries to Approve New Constitution in Wake of Scandal CLERICAL WHISPERS - October 11, 2013 ... placing of an article hereupon does not necessarily imply that I agree or accept the contents of the article as being necessarily factual in theology, dogma or otherwise. Kieran McCartan ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2013/10/legionaries-to-approve-new-constitution.html
Question for the Legion-Watchers AND SOMETIMES TEA - October 7, 2013 ... are publicly revealed. 2010: Cardinal Velasio de Paolis appointed as the Pontifical Delegate for the Congregation of the Legion of Christ. Within a year Cardinal de Paolis has called for the Legion to redefine its mission and governing structure and has also revealed serious issues concerning the Legion's lay apostolate, Regnum Christi. 2014 (proposed): Legion of Christ will hold a general chapter to establish new constitutions and elect new leaders, subject to papal approval. My question: why ...http://redcardigan.blogspot.com/2013/10/question-for-legion-watchers.html
Irish Priest O'Reilly and Polish Papal Envoy Wesolowski Investigated for Child Sex CLERICAL WHISPERS - September 5, 2013 ... engulfed the Legion of Christ in Chile. O'Reilly, a senior figure in the order, was detained while authorities investigate allegations against him and others at an exclusive school run by the order in Santiago. Officials said O'Reilly is barred from leaving home and has been denied the right to leave the country. He also has been relieved of all his priestly duties and forbidden from having contact with minors. In the Dominican Republic, Attorney General Francisco Dominguez Brito said his ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2013/09/irish-priest-oreilly-and-polish-papal.html
Bertone: Crows and Vipers in the Vatican FR RAY BLAKE'S BLOG - September 2, 2013 ... minister, was blamed for much of the papacy's disfunction and poor decision-making. The German pontiff came under pressure from some senior clerics to fire Bertone, but refused. "I always gave everything but certainly I had my shortcomings," said Bertone, 78, on Sunday. "But this does not mean that I did not try to serve the church." He said it was not true that the secretary of state "decides and controls everything" within the Vatican. I think Bertone's 'incompetence' has been greatly talked ...http://marymagdalen.blogspot.com/2013/09/bertone-crows-and-vipers.html
Irish Priest Faces Sex Abuse Charges in Chilean Court CLERICAL WHISPERS - August 31, 2013 ... Christ and people connected to Colegio Cumbres arrived at court to show their support for Fr O'Reilly. The psychological report also said that he suffered from what it called a "social adaptation deficit" and recommended that, regardless of the case's outcome, he not be allowed to continue to work with children. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Disclaimer No responsibility or liability shall attach itself to either myself or to the blogspot 'Clerical Whispers' for any or all ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2013/09/irish-priest-faces-sex-abuse-charges-in.html