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During the last years of his Pontificate he opposed decisively the preventive wars against terrorism of George W Bush, a President of the USA that also claimed to be inspired or in direct communication with God.Suspiciously scandals of sexual abuse by clergy in the USA emerged from no where precisely in the after match of that confrontation between the Holy see and that administration, apparently as a retaliation for his opposition to the war.
originally posted by: The angel of light
a reply to: stosh64
Well, the fact is that in America we have seen scandals of paidophilia among many religious organizations, involving pastors and ministers of many other denominations, and it has been even more common during the last decades among Jehova witnesses or Mormons than even on Catholic priests, but this includes also Hebrew Rabbis as well, without counting scandals even in the muslim community.
Who ever has no stain of sin please cast the first stone, Jesus used to say, and the giant webs of children pornography are controlled really by pretty secular criminal organizations, they are the ones corrupting the minds of millions of people connected to the web, the different mafias moving openly almost undetected from Los Angeles and Sn Francisco to New York and of course Miami, the so called capital of free sex.
Kenneth Star, the special prosecutor against Bill Clinton in the Lewinsky scandal recently became the eye of the hurricane in a a huge sexual scandal involving a lot of under age people in an institution he ruled in Texas as their President.
If we are going to clean the society of this terrible crimes we must begin by unmasking the hypocrisy at all levels, Don't you think so?
The Angel of Lightness
originally posted by: Raggedyman
a reply to: stosh64
Tell me honestly " the angel of light" do you seriously believe that sexual abuse didn't happen, that men forced to remain unmarried, unnaturally didn't commit the crimes they were convicted of, that your church is innocents?
Vigano writes that he told Francis about the allegations: "Holy Father, I don't know if you know Cardinal McCarrick, but if you ask the Congregation for Bishops there is a dossier this thick about him. He corrupted generations of seminarians and priests and Pope Benedict ordered him to withdraw to a life of prayer and penance."