Incredibly disturbing and frightening comments from not only a prince of the Church, but the chief of the Pope’s advisory body of cardinals.

maradiaga“The Church could not continue posing as a reality facing the world, as a parallel “perfect society,” which pursued her own autonomous course, strengthening her walls against the errors and the influence of the world. This antithesis of centuries needed to be overcome.”

“The Church did not have a monopoly on truth anymore, nor could she pontificate on a thousand human matters, or hold stances denoting arrogance or superiority.”

“…count on the contribution of humanisms and of non-Christian religions, which will take us back to the foundation of any creed, any ideology.”

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Editor’s note: This is just another public embarrassment for Cardinal Óscar Rodríguez Maradiaga and for Pope Francis. In the words of Our Savior, Jesus Christ, “When the Son of man comes, will he find faith on the earth?” (Not with people like this, in charge of the Catholic Church!)