The archbishop primate of Mexico, Carlos Aguiar Retes, He called to be publishers of justice.
It is necessary to point out the injustice, the injustice that causes inequality, to point out it and even to condemn it in some cases. The injustice that probably engulfs the other, excellently, does not discover that he is hurting his neighbor with what he is doing. We must be publishers of justice, "he said.
During the Sunday Mass Sermon in the Basilica of Guadalupe, Aguiar Retes confirmed that, although Mexico has thousands Catholicsnot much practice prophecy.
See proof of so much aggression, violence, lack of respect for human dignity. The Lord gives us that we are prophets for all Catholics and especially for those of our country, "he said.
He added that prophet is not counting the future, and that faith causes damage that causes division, competition and rivalry.
During the Mass he was invested as a canon of the Cabildo de GuadalupeMonsignor Salvador Martínez Ávila.
Cardinal Carlos Aguiar leads prayers for Pope Francis
The fourth also the World Tourism Day with representatives from South America, Europe and Asia. And there was praying for the victims of the earthquake and the subsequent tsunami in Indonesia last week.
The relics of Santa María de Alacoque.
In the main article of the Weekly from faith titled "Christian identity is not a laboratory", the visit of the Pope Francisco to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, which were part of the former Soviet Union, as a powerful illustrative experience which, he says, is a transparent call to the church in the West, which is in crisis because it relies less on God than on prestige , Wealth and power.
They ask the French parliament to investigate pedophilia in the church
A group of French personalities, presenting themselves as "Christians who are also citizens", have published a petition, published in the Magazine "Témoignage chrétien", so that a parliamentary committee of inquiry on pedophilia in the church is established.
The signatories, including ex-ministers, parliamentarians, reputable lawyers, businessmen or persons in charge of associations of victims of religious abuse, believe that this work can not be left "in the hands of those who cover these descents".
Half of Dutch cardinals and bishops knew of abuse, according to
We ask – they confirm – the establishment of a committee of parliamentary research so that there is total transparency about the pedophile crimes and their aftermath in the Catholic Church ", who in France" are satisfied with repeating the words of the pope without take an important initiative to look for crimes that have not been reported, and especially their institutional and structural causes ".
They claim that their goal is not to "scandal" to explode, but "to end an immense, deafening silence of the Catholic hierarchy in the light of the suffering that has been largely ignored and concealed for too long. price to restore credibility. "
A parliamentary committee could demand that the diocesan archives be passed on to it and inform the courts of facts about which it has no news, they claim.
In addition, the legal obligation to respond to their calls, questioning under oath and the ability to cope
Criminal responsibilities for those who resisted would give their action consistency.
Cardinal Carlos Aguiar calls to defend the dignity of people
The petition will be formally passed on to the Presidents of the parliamentary factions in the National Assembly and in the Senate already
that it is the deputies and the senators who can decide on their creation.
Among the signatories is the former conservative minister Roselyne Bachelot, lawyers Jean-Pierre Mignard and William Bourdon, the
Jacques Maillot, the President of the Conference of Baptism, Anne Soupa, or the founders of associations of
They have also expressed their support for the initiation of the former socialist minister and current senator Laurence Rossignol, the deputy of the presidential party Jacques Maire or the priest Pierre Vignon, who collects signatures to enforce the resignation of the archbishop of Lyon, the cardinal Philippe Barbarin, prosecuted for not reporting cases of abuse by religious in his diocese.
In an initial reaction, the archbishop of Paris, Michel Aupetit, is not opposed to this parliamentary committee, in a
interview published today by "Le Parisien".
Aupetit recalls that the episcopal conference a "independent" commission about that issue in 2016, "but if it's not enough,
we have to do more. "
Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes receives palliative archbishop
With information from Sarahí Méndez and EFE.