(Gloria.tv / KNA) The philosopher Robert Spaemann has criticized the church tax. “It is scandalous in our church tax, that he who pays no more church tax, is excommunicated,” the Catholic said this for the newspaper “Die Welt” (Friday). “You can deny the resurrection of Jesus, but then you are not suspended as a priest. Yet when it comes to money, it gets serious. This coupling of church membership and church tax must fall. “[How about suspending heretical priests, instead?] (Source)
This was basically the same thing that Squeaker was saying in his post the other day.
When it comes to the money, it’s like a return of the Middle Ages and they bring out the Rack and Torquemada.
But when it comes to the basics of Christian doctrine? No worries, man. We’re going pastoral on that one!
Squeaker was right. It’s about human respect and human laws. The bishops fear man rather than God. That basically sums it up.