Thursday, April 1, 2010
Catholic Church in Danger of Losing Relevance!
During the Holy Week, Pope Benedict XVI said nothing of the child abuse scandals that are shaking Europe. It was bad enough when American Bishops ignored and covered up the allegations of rape and child abuse for decades. But now the pope himself is being accused of ignoring child abuse reports. It seems that the Catholic Church has a problem that could threaten its very existence. This isn't just about a hand full of priests, it's about the institution. If the religion centers around a deity that uses a pope to speak his word on earth then what happens when people preceive that pope as being immoral. If the pope loses his credibility, how can the church continue to be relevant?