Friday, April 27, 2012

Papal nuncio in zélotisme and whipping against local church policy

Nuncio urges bishops to be outspoken in their defence of Church teaching   -
"   The Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain has urged the Bishops of England and Wales to express the teaching of the Church in a “clear and outspoken way”.
Archbishop Antonio Mennini was addressing the bishops at their plenary conference in Hinsley Hall, Leeds, this week.
The archbishop spoke of “the importance of not losing hope in our dialogue with the secular world around us, trying always to courageously express the teaching of the Church”, adding: “I think we all know how important this is for the good of the wider society and for the Church and how close this dialogue is to the heart of the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI.” "  ......
Nuncio tells bishops to get tough    -  tablet
"  Pope Benedict XVI's representative to the United Kingdom has told the bishops of England and Wales to be more united and to give a courageous and outspoken defence of Church teaching.
Archbishop Antonio Mennini, who addressed the bishops at their biannual meeting in Leeds this week, also urged them to forge alliances with other faiths against government proposals to introduce gay marriage, as well as on life issues such as abortion and euthanasia. The archbishop quoted Pope Benedict XVI's concern at the "serious pastoral problem" of pre-marital cohabitation.  " .....

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