“The news that McCarrick was let out of his Vatican doghouse (my argument earlier was that he should have been thrown to the long arm of the law here and been breaking rocks in the hot sun instead) is bad enough. But what’s really bad is that obviously McCarrick, who’s a leftist, was out there appointing other leftists and quite possibly fellow sexual predators, given that they were the people he trusted, to high Church positions. He was seeding the entire U.S. Church leadership with his kind of people. One example that leaps out at me is the appointment of Archbishop Robert McElroy of San Diego, who this week was pictured on the front page of the Spanish edition of Southern Cross, marching for illegals and their ‘right’ to break U.S. law. Sound familiar? Some of these guys in the Francis/McCarrick camp just don’t like law. (Even when the Catechism of the Catholic Church commands the faithful to obey the laws of their country). McElroy was supposedly appointed by someone from the Vatican, according to this report, and now he’s in line to succeed embattled Cardinal Donald Wuerl in Washington, D.C. “https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2018/08/pope_francis_accused_of_coverup_and_called_on_to_resign_by_vatican_big.html
Mercy a word never clearly defined by Pope Francis.
“With all this emphasis on mercy … he is creating the environment for such initiatives,” the church official said, adding that clemency petitions were rarely granted by Pope Benedict XVI, who launched a tough crackdown during his 2005-2013 papacy and defrocked some 800 priests who raped and molested children.”