Pope Francis on abuse Crisis; role of laity; evil of clericalism


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from the EWTN document library

http://www.ewtn.com/library/PAPALDOC/f1entire.HTM

" It is impossible to think of a conversion of our activity as a Church that does not include the active participation of all the members of God’s People."’

'Clericalism, whether fostered by priests themselves or by lay persons, leads to an excision in the ecclesial body that supports and helps to perpetuate many of the evils that we are condemning today. To say “no” to abuse is to say an emphatic “no” to all forms of clericalism.


Pope Francis on abuse crisis: rid the church of abuse 2015
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no place for those who abuse minors

http://www.ewtn.com/library/PAPALDOC/f1pcpm15.HTM


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