Another stunning statement from Cardinal Rodriguez-Mardiaga

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Cardinal Rodriguez-Maradiaga, “head” of the group of 8 cardinals hand-picked to advice Pope Francis, had this to say recently, regarding the direction of Francis’ papacy (I add some highlights to the statement):

The Honduran archbishop, who chairs the Council of Cardinals (C8) that advises the Pope, said Francis feels called to construct” a Church that is, among other things: At the service of this world by being faithful to Christ and his Gospel; free from all mundane spirituality; free from the risk of being concerned about itself, of becoming middle-class, of closing in on self, of being a clerical Church; able to offer itself as an open space in which all can meet and recognise each other because there is space for dialogue, diversity and welcome in it.

This is straight out of the progressive zeitgeist.  The bit about being “middle-class,” or bourgeoisie…

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