miguel de Portugal
October 6, 2002
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Bishop Wilton Gregory, President
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
3211 4th Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20517-1194
Reference: "I would argue most powerfully that those
scandals (1) must not silence nor limit the excellent
influence that religious voices have in the formation of our
governmental and societal policies, whether they be war and peace, the
death penalty, stem cell research or questions of poverty", said
Bishop Wilton Gregory. [From Homily at Red Mass for government and
Catholic church officials]
May the Peace of God be upon you, Bishop Gregory!
Have you noticed,
kind sir, the moral condition of our nation and of the world?
That condition, sir, is the result of the: ...influence that religious voices have in
the formation of our governmental and societal policies... on a
It certainly is not the result of God being overpowered by evil. It is
the product and consequence of the failed Evangelization of the Roman
No. Thank you, Bishop Gregory. God does not need your assistance any
more - we still need a little Faith left before His Second Coming.
If the Church, as it is, is allowed to continue "business as usual"
there would be No Faith Left in the world when He returns.
You will understand fully what we mean when God, the ill served and
well mocked God, Who established His Church to Evangelize His world,
prune it severely (2)
so that it may finally serve Him and not itself.
miguel de Portugal
+ by the Grace of God
(1) Bp. Gregory is referring to the sexual abuse scandal which
the Roman Catholic Church
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