The Pope right on the money

Posted: July 4, 2009 by datechguy in catholic
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I gave a snipit of this in my last Sarah Palin post but this is a perfect message to liberal Catholics who think themselves special:

Benedict XVI continued: “Speaking against the Magisterium of the Church is presented as courageous. In reality, however, it does not take courage for this, since you can always be sure of audience applause.”

“Rather it takes courage to adhere to the faith of the Church, even if it contradicts the ‘scheme’ of the contemporary world,” said the Pope. “It is this non-conformism of the faith that Paul calls an ‘adult faith.'”

The Holy Father gave two examples of an ‘adult faith’. First, “to commit to the inviolability of human life from the very beginning, thus radically opposing the principle of violence, in defense of the most defenseless humans.” And second, “to recognize marriage between a man and a woman for life as a law of the Creator, restored again by Christ.”

For Paul, said Benedict XVI, “following the prevailing winds and currents of the day is childish.”

You want to be a real rebel? Follow Christ. (via American Papist)

  1. Fr. J. says:

    Thanks for this. Excellent!

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