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Cardinal Schönborn: Attacks against the Church are sign of a hidden longing

March 06, 2019

» Continue to this story on L'Osservatore Romano (p. 7)

CWN Editor's Note: “Rather than complain about the the mass media’s harsh stance against the Church, let us therefore interpret it as a hidden longing, that the Church may truly be what Jesus wanted her to be,” the archbishop of Vienna said in an interview.

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  • Posted by: Catholic in Seattle - Mar. 08, 2019 6:40 PM ET USA

    After reading the words of the good Cardinal I went away skeptical. While he made a valid point, it seems more than a bit duplicitous for the Cardinal to speak honestly about any "longing" for the Church to stand tall and take Her rightful place in the world when he is one of the fellows who is contributing to Her shame and degradation.