13 July 2005

Papal Nuncio Reprimands Bishops

"...Two bishops confirmed NEWSBREAK’s information that Franco [Papal Nuncio Antonio Franco] scolded them Saturday (July 9) morning over what he described as excessive political meddling of some bishops. He gave his piece of mind in his traditional address at the opening of the CBCP’s annual plenary assembly in Pope Pius Center...Franco told the bishops he “cleared” his message with the Vatican, which is monitoring how the local Church is behaving in the current political crisis. Franco said the Vatican is displeased over too much political interference by the local Church and would no longer tolerated..."

A sane voice in the Church? Someone who knows what 'Separation of Church and State' really means? An opposition ploy?

Dang. I hate politics.