QUESTION TO CARDINAL GEORGE PELL, ARCHBISHOP OF SYDNEY:
Cardinal Pell, when questioned in the Victorian Child Abuse Inquiry today, you said “The problem is the inactivity of Church leaders.”
Do you believe this may also be the reason the religions no longer promote the Judeo-Christian covenant?
A QUIZZICAL NOTE :
Cardinal Pell, you also said of priestly sexual predators of children: “Excommunication is very rare”. However, the Church made no bones about excommunicating the Rev Dr Edward McGlynn for pressing the concept of the covenant, against the wishes of inactive Church leaders. This was apparently worse than being a sexual predator.
Then there’s the hierarchs’ mistreatment of local reformist priest, Fr. Eric Hodgens ….