Would this priest be viewed as being dissident and going against the church’s teachings? Very strange.
*An outspoken Catholic priest has launched an astonishing attack on the poor by labeling them ‘lying, drug-abusing illegitimates’.
Father Ray Blake wrote a furious blog denouncing the homeless, in an online post titled, ‘The Trouble With The Poor’.
He describes the poor as being ‘lying and messy’ people sent by God to test his faith.
Father Blake goes on to claim that one homeless man who regularly turned up at his church pleading for money was ‘an irritating little bastard’.
He accused the beggar of making a mess of his prayers as he passed his cap around his congregation looking for cash.
The controversial Catholic cleric said: 'The trouble with the poor is that they are messy.*