Thursday, July 26, 2012

PUCP insists that it will still call itself Catholic and Pontifical

Peru University Insists It Will Call Itself “Catholic” and “Pontifical” Despite Vatican Decree « Campus Notes

The university in Peru that’s been the cause of so much scandal in the Catholic Church is once again poking the Vatican in the eye by announcing it will continue to call itself “Catholic” and “Pontifical” despite a Vatican decree aiming to strip them of those titles, according to news reports.

The Cardinal Newman Society reported earlier this week that the Holy See stripped the university of its status as a “Pontifical” and “Catholic” university following years of refusing to bring its statutes in line with the Apostolic Constitution Ex corde Ecclesiae.

But the university, flouting the statement from the Vatican, has announced its intention to preserve its full title of the “Pontifical Catholic University of Peru” as long as the institution “considers it relevant,” university director Marcial Rubio was quoted as saying. “Any decision on the matter is under the authority of the university’s governing bodies.”

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"When you read Church history, or any history for that matter, it’s easy to forget that real people lived through those amazing events and probably had no idea they would someday have their exploits recorded for posterity.

At the same time, most of history has not been recorded and won’t be – those simple events of the unknown millions, which contributed to the formation of culture and civilization in ways whose significance will only be judged by God Himself.

Call it Church history writ small. I have a tale to tell of one such example.

In 1968 I was abused. No, not that kind of abuse; I suffered doctrinal abuse at the hands of the nuns who ran the prestigious girl’s high school to which I had received a scholarship. I was not alone. Everyone in my class suffered the same abuse, in fact, the whole school did, but it seems I was the only one lucky enough to have parents like mine."

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New allegation against a prominent Legionary of Christ

Suspenden en Chile a legionario de Cristo

SANTIAGO DE CHILE, Chile, July 25, 2012. - A Legionary priest of Irish descent was suspended today for his work in a Chilean school where he is the chaplain , after a student's family denounced him for alleged sexual abuse .

In this case, the Archbishop of Santiago and president of the Episcopal Conference in Chile, Ricardo Ezzati, confirmed today to reporters that a canonical investigation has been opened about allegations against John O'Reilly, spiritual adviser to several Santiago colleges.

"I have asked the provincial superior of the Legionaries of Christ to open a canonical investigation, according to the rules specified in the documents of the church, which he did today," said Ezzati.

The Colegio Cumbres, in the affluent area of ​​Las Condes Santiago, requested the Prosecutor to investigate the allegation made by the mother of a minor student has made acccusations of sexual abuse of John O'Reilly, the institution said today in a statement.

The educational center suspended the priest of all activities to clarify the facts, which according to the complaint took place between 2010 and 2012.

The priest has pleaded his innocence and said the allegations against him are "an unfortunate mistake." However, he expressed his willingness to collaborate in the investigations to be undertaken by Ignacio Pinto, attorney specializing in sexual offenses.

The Archbishop of Santiago acknowledged that many complaints involving religious. "There are so many and even one would be very serious. However, the Church is much more than that," he said.

In 2008, the Chilean Parliament approved grant of Chilean nationality "by grace" to O'Reilly, a resident in the country since 1985, "for his apostolic work and education directed to the world of youth."

The distinction is reserved for foreigners who have rendered prominent service to Chile.

O'Reilly has launched several schools in Santiago located primarily in high-income areas and has participated in the Entrepreneurial Generation Foundation, to which serves as the spiritual adviser.

O'Reilly's case comes just days after the National Prosecuting Authority of Chile announced the initiation of investigations into alleged sexual abuse in about 60 schools in the capital, 49 of them in the western area, which includes high-powered neighborhoods such as Las Condes.

According to the latest bulletin of the National Prosecuting Authority in the first half of 2012 there was a 22% increase in the number of complaints of sexual abuse against children under 14 years compared to the same period in 2011.

In this situation, the Government of Sebastian Pinera approved the application of ten measures to strengthen the prevention and combating sexual abuse of minors.

One case of alleged sexual abuse that caused more commotion recently was the case of the priest Cristián Precht, a symbol of human rights during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet (1973-1990).

On June 28 the Chilean Catholic Church considered "credible" allegations about sexual abuse allegedly committed by Precht in the early eighties and sent the record to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

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Archbishop Müller gives new interview- SSPX, American nuns and liberation theology


Bishop Müller: "You cannot pronounce the three religious vows and then not take them seriously"
Bishop Müller, recently appointed by Benedict XVI as Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, gave an interview to L'Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper. The prelate explained that his dicasterial function is "to proclaim the Gospel and to present in a concrete way the doctrine of the Church." The new Prefect of the CDF also addresses the issue of discussions with the Lefebvrists and the American nuns.

Bishop Muller said the Vatican newspaper that "we have the problem of groups of right or left, as they say-that occupy much of our time and attention. Here the danger comes easily of losing some sight of our main task, which is to proclaim the Gospel and to present in a concrete way the doctrine of the Church. We are convinced that there is no alternative to the revelation of God in Jesus Christ . Revelation answers the big questions of mankind through all ages ... ".

Responding to a question about the transformation of the Inquisition into the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, by the decision of Paul VI, the new Prefect noted that: "The Church is above all a community of faith, then faith is the most important which we must transmit, proclaim and guard. Jesus entrusted to Peter and his successors the universal magisterium, and it is this that the Pontifical Council should serve ... I think the most important aspect of the transformation of the Pontifical Council "has been" the main thrust of their work. Pope Paul VI wanted the positive aspect to be at the forefront : the Congregation must, above all, promote and understand the faith, and this is the decisive factor. He further added that faith must be defended from errors and debasement . Just at the present time, we need hope and signals to start over again. If we look at the world, especially our European countries, which naturally are the ones who know best, we see many politicians and economists who do extraordinary things, but they are the first people to be contacted when it comes to providing hope and confidence. "

Liberation Theology
Bishop Müller also talked about his experience in Latin America, where he knows well the lives of many poor people and the experience of the Church committed on their behalf: "I have often gone to Latin America to Peru, but also other countries. In 1988 I was sent to participate in a seminar with Gustavo Gutierrez. I went with some reservations, as a German theologian , as I knew the two statements of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on the theology of liberation in 1984 and published in 1986. However, I noticed there is a difference between a misguided liberation theology and another which is correct . I think any good theology has to do with freedom and glory of the sons of God. Although, clearly, a mix of the doctrine of self-redemptive Marxism with the salvation of God must be rejected. "

"On the other hand, says Bishop Müller-we must ask ourselves honestly: how can we speak of love and mercy of God to the suffering of many people who have no food, water, health care, who do not know how to provide a future their children, which lack true human dignity, where human rights are ignored by the powerful? "

U.S. nuns and SSPX
Finally, the new Prefect of the CDF responded to a question about the discussions with the Lefebvrists and American nuns. "For the future of the Church said it is important to overcome the ideological clashes from where they come. There is a unique Revelation of God in Jesus Christ, entrusted to the whole Church. Therefore, there can be no negotiations regarding the Word of God and one cannot believe and yet not believe . You can not pronounce the three religious vows and then not take them seriously. I cannot cite the tradition of the Church and then accept only some of its parts. The path of the Church urges and everyone is invited not to retreat into a self-referential thinking but to accept the full life and full faith of the Church. "

"For the Catholic Church said the Prefect, is quite evident that men and women have the same value as is told in the story of Creation and confirmed in the order of salvation . The human being needs to be emancipated, or created or invented himself and is liberated and emancipated by the Grace of God. Many statements on the admission of women to the sacrament of Order ignore an important aspect of priestly ministry. Being a priest does not mean to create a role .You cannot consider the priesthood as a kind of earthly position of power and believe that after emancipation takes place everyone can occupy.The Catholic faith knows that it is not we do not make the conditions for admission to the priestly ministry and that behind being a priest are always the will and the call of Christ. Invite him to renounce the polemics and the ideology and to immerse themselves in the doctrine of the Church. In the United States, the religious and the religious have done extraordinary things for the Church, for the education and training of young people. Christ needs young people who pursue this path and identify with their own fundamental choice. The Second Vatican Council says wonderful things for the renewal of religious life, as well as on the common vocation to holiness. It is important to strengthen mutual trust, rather than to work against each other .