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Vic Biorseth, Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Most mere mortals greatly admire the courage of martyrs who died for the faith, knowing ahead of time that they would die for the faith, could have saved themselves, but did not, and, of course, died for the faith.
Many and perhaps most of us couldn't do that; we're not strong enough.
Luckily, many if not most of us will not be put to that test.
But there are thousands of "little martyrdoms" we all face in our lifetimes, when our faith is challenged and we are called to react to the challenge either one way or the other, or, not at all. Which is worse for the soul between reacting contrary to the faith or not reacting at all?
Is there any difference? No. Silence in the face of evil is speaking.
When we look at this Synod on Synodality we see a practical clericalization of the laity and a practical laicization of the clerics, along with a welcoming of obstinate unrepentant sinners and perhaps even non-Catholics to the full Catholic sacramental life. So, why be Baptized? Why Repent, seek Absolution in Confession and do Penance?
Bergoglio "intervened" in the Synod long enough to vaguely confer infallibility on the laity. (Has he ever said anything not vague and in need of later equally vague explanations?)
Where are the overwhelming majority of Bishops on this "Synod"? Why are they silent? Do they fear man more than they fear God?
Soldiers know what fear is. It can be crippling. It is something to be conquered. Real soldiering is not for the timid to begin with, but fear can threaten even the bravest. The job of the soldier is to kill enemies, destroy things and blow stuff up.
Fear of battle manifests itself mostly before and after battle, mostly before. It can be paralyzing. Once the action begins, the training kicks in, overpowers the fear and the soldier does his job. The fear may still be there, but it becomes a background thing once the action is going and the adrenalin goes high. He can thank the Lord for the training, muscle-memory and adrenalin pump that controlled the fear.
So how does it work in the clerical order? How do Bishops deal with fear?
By mere dint of being ordained, are they not more predisposed for martyrdom than the rest of us? Does the Catholic cleric not fear hell any more or less than the soldier fears mere physical death? Is there no longer any hope of seminary training kicking in to overpower the fear?
Why are so many Bishops silent in the face of Bergoglio's challenges?
The Church now has a "Pope" of DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion), the open political fraud of Climate Change, LGBTQ Inclusiveness, the inclusion of Islam, Marxism, Paganism and Pagan Idolatry, all under the new banner of Synodality. We call it Islamo-Commie-Homo-ism.
And the vast majority of Catholic Bishops are absolutely silent about it.
Just as the soldier who cannot control his fear needs to take off the uniform, the ordained Catholic cleric who cannot control his fear needs to take off the collar.
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