Friday, September 7, 2018

AMEN: "Something must be done now."

A very powerful letter from His Excellency Robert E. Guglielmone, Bishop of Charleston, to the Apostolic Nuncio. Excerpt:

Dear Archbishop Pierre,
Our Church is in crisis and as the leader of the Catholic faithful in the State of South Carolina, I write with urgency to express my sentiments and echo those of the people in my care. We feel betrayed, angry and misled.

Something must be done now. I have several recommendations that support the statement from Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. It is imperative that the Holy See take a leadership role in investigating the rise of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, despite the reported knowledge of his prior sexual misconduct and monetary settlements during his earlier diocesan assignments. It is absolutely necessary for all of us to know how and why this happened. Action must occur immediately and publicly....

Read the whole thing.

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