Catholic Church needs to reform, but it won't happen until...

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    ...the current generation of priests and bishops dies of old age.

    These are the men who allowed homosexuals to infiltrate the Catholic Church, destroying it from within.
     
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    That's it? You're concerned about homosexuals, but don't seem to care about all the child molestation? What a ridiculous thread.
     
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    The Church is a huge business, first and foremost, and their focus is on profits. All this noise about child abuse is on their radar, but only as it impacts on the bottom line. Just look at the ways they obfuscate and lie in the compensation of the people whose lives they have destroyed.
    They obviously don't really believe the lies thy peddle to enslave the masses, or they would know they're all headed for Hell.
     
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    Bishops are meeting starting tomorrow. "During the assembly the bishops will discuss and vote on a series of concrete measures to respond to the abuse crisis, including those approved for the agenda at the September meeting of the Administrative Committee, such as a third-party reporting mechanism, standards of conduct for bishops, and protocols for bishops resigned or removed because of abuse. The bishops will also hear reports from the National Advisory Council and National Review Board."

    continued here U.S. Bishops To Meet Nov. 12-14 in Baltimore; Will Address Abuse Crisis and Action Items; Assembly to be Live Streamed, Live Tweeted, Carried Via Satellite
     
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    As if this all started recently in the Church of Rome! There is no universal organization of Christians.
     
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    the ludicrous requirement of celibacy is dropped.
     
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    The Magisterium of the Catholic church is still too top heavy with old, in the box, corrupt priests.
     
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    ... until they admit that Jesus was gay.
     
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    The reason that is an exaggeration is because the Magisterium is only a very small bit of the Catholic Church or even what it does. The base of the Catholic Church are the millions who sincerely listen to and who, in their own lives, practice the ways Christ taught.

    This does not mean we should ignore sin and corruption wherever it might pop up--be that in the Magisterium, the smallest parish, or own lives. As someone mentioned earlier, the US Catholic Bishops are meeting, and their goal is to continue to clean house, make clear policies, and insure justice.
     
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    Yes, but that’s just one thing. There are numerous other doctrines that contradict the scriptures. Personally I don’t think it can or will be “reformed” at this point.
     

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