Satirical allegory of the Protestant Synod of Dort, 1622
I'm afraid a lot of people are still hanging onto their fears and still denouncing Pope Francis and/or the bishops.
I am not sure what specific "fears" you're referring to. If you mean the fear that doctrine would change and now, it's all good, no Catholic with any sense and true faith believed that. Catholics literally know better.I think the overarching fear now for many Catholics is the fallout from the damage done because of the impression given, such as through the release of the initial summary last Monday, 10/13, that the "remarried" could be admitted to communion and the murky talk regarding homosexual orientation, thus suggesting that the Church's position could change or 'soften'.
Here we go 'round the mulberry bush... And around, and around, and around.
I'm not afraid. I'm very sad and confused by a number of things.
I'm not afraid either - but I am sad and confused as well.
When I saw the brideshead quote the other day the characters came to life in the synod. Oh and don't worry she's not concerned with scandal :P
After reading Pope Francis' homily at the end of the Synod, I am neither sad nor confused. I do think, though, that many people are, and the Pope should clear up the confusion.
Thanks; I will read the homily.
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