Thursday, August 1, 2019

"I Can’t Do It Anymore"

No one can. We are all in agony watching the horror of it all. "Here is the patience of the saints, who keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus." (Apocalypse 14:12) From Life Site:
For more than 25 years now, I have been reporting and writing about scandal within the Catholic Church. Yesterday, as I wearily wrote one more article about episcopal corruption, I realized how much the topic has come to nauseate me. I can't do it anymore. Since the 1990s I have been digging in the muck, uncovering more and more of what Pope Benedict XVI aptly termed the "filth" in the Church — the filth that obscures the image of Christ. It hasn't been pleasant work. It isn't the work I would have chosen. It isn't edifying. The daily dealing with appalling ugliness — week after week, month after month — has taken a heavy toll: on my health, on my family, on my spiritual life. In warfare, good commanders know that even the toughest troops need a break after weeks in battle. And believe me, this is — always has been — a spiritual battle. (Read more.)

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