Open Letter to Priests and Bishops: Resign If You Need To

Concelebrants with Pope Benedict XVI at the mass to open the year of faith in St. Peter’s square at the Vatican, October 11, 2012 (Church of England and Wales CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
Concelebrants with Pope Benedict XVI at the mass to open the year of faith in St. Peter’s square at the Vatican, October 11, 2012 (Church of England and Wales CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

I think we need to get rid of unfaithful priests. The best option: become faithful. 2nd best option: they leave on their own. 3rd best option: kick them out. This letter focuses on the 2nd option:

Dear fellow clerics and religious in Christ,

I know that most of you are hard-working and striving for holiness like I am. Most of us have our little sins we strive to conquer but sometimes fail. Maybe even a few among us are saints, although I doubt I am. Every day, we pray and we strive to help the people of God in our assigned ministry, be that a parish, school, seminary, chaplaincy, chancery, further studies, etc.

Read the whole letter on Patheos.

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