The BBC informs us:
"In the letter, Cardinal Ratzinger - who was at the time the head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, which has responsibility for tackling abuse by clerics - said the "good of the universal Church" needed to be considered in any defrocking, AP reported."
The hostility needed to turn this non-event into a story attacking the Holy Fsther is staggering. So he WAS head of the CDF, which IS responsible for the cases - and became responsible 6 years after this letter was written!
So he wrote a letter pointing out the good of the Church must be considered? If this were a smoking gun then they might have quoted it, but but they don't even link to it. Does that constitute 'resisting' the de-frocking, which happened a couple of years later, in a wrongful way? Hardly.
The BBC is paid for by British license-fee payers. Not by me - I haven't had a telly for several years now. It's time more people realised how aggressively anti-Catholic the BBC has become.
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