Catholic schools that fail to uphold Church teaching may be stripped of their affiliation with the Church, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) warned last week. “If we are a Catholic school, we should not teach anything contrary to the official teaching of the Church,” Archbishop Jose Palma, the CBCP’s president, told CBCPNews, the conference’s official news service….(Source)
See? The Filipino bishops know the score and are playing hardball. We did not get that here in Ontario when the bishops caved on Catholic education in favour of the Gay clubs. I’m not sure just exactly how long we can go on by passing the buck, but it can’t be that long. The good news, of course, for any of us who really care about the Catholic faith, at least we’ll have a clean slate to build on. It won’t be built on pseudo Catholicism.
Off to pray in front of the Blessed Sacrament in a little while. I’m more and more resigned to the collapse of the culture and CanChurch and am more and more unwilling to put up much effort to stop its demise. Instead, I think it’s time to think outside of the box. So far, we’ve been busy trying to salvage what was once part of our culture and Church. I don’t think that’s really the ticket out of this. In fact, there is something to letting the existing edifices collapse, and let the full weight of it come down on the architects who built it and the “religious” cowards who propped it up.