George Weigel on “Two Georges” and future persecution | 3/20/2019 | View all posts by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf →
superdudeasuperdudea (Posted by) Level 3

Do you remember what the late Card. George of Chicago said about future, successor bishops?

George Weigel makes a connection is a recent piece.


Makes you think.

The acceleration of Cardinal George’s prediction of cardinals-in-jail should also give pause to those who blame the abuse crisis on “clericalism.” Clericalism – the evil misuse of the respect those in Holy Orders rightly enjoy because of their sacred office – facilitates abuse; it doesn’t cause it. Like the charge of abuse, the “clericalism” trope has been weaponized by the Church’s enemies, to the point where it is becoming difficult for...
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