bishop Mario Grech tells it like it
is, and like it should be told to the
faithful. Straight teaching. No ifs,
no buts. Clear direction.
speaks prophetically, as is his role.
He does not want the Catholic faithful
to go astray, both those who support
divorce and those who are swayed by
such support. He is a man of God, faithful
to the Magisterium, dedicated to the
flock, protective of the Church.
the Philippines, what we face now is
the RH bill. Same diabolical work of
the evil one. Same intent, to destroy
marriage, family and life. RH will inevitably
lead to abortion, and also to divorce.
should we tolerate such pseudo-Catholics?
Why should the wolves in sheep's clothing
be let into the sheepfold? Why should
the enemies of Christ partake of His
body and blood?
us hear our own Catholic bishops speak
more strongly against the RH bill, and
not allow these dissidents to in effect
mock the Eucharist.
No communion for those who reject Church
teachings warns Malta bishop
Matthew Cullinan Hoffman | Fri May 20
20:04 EST | Faith
Malta, May 20, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com)
- Maltese bishop Mario Grech is warning
Catholics of “wolves in sheep’s
clothing” who wish to introduce
divorce to the island nation, and noting
that those who reject the teachings
of Christ cannot receive holy communion
in the Catholic Church.
of the wolf in sheep’s clothing.
And the wolf is now saying he is Catholic.
This is a falsity, this is deceit,”
Grech told the faithful in a sermon
am ready to dialogue with everyone but
do not be false, do not lie. You cannot
not be loyal to Christ and say you are
a Christian or a Catholic. If you are
not in communion with Christ’s
teachings, you are not in communion
with the Church and you cannot receive
communion… we cannot pretend to
be in communion with the Eucharist,
so that everybody can understand me.”
also warned that “to be politically
correct and not tell things as they
are will lead us to be sorry. There
are the brigands among us who are utilizing
every means possible to lead the flock
astray. They are going after marriage
and then other things will follow.”
the prelate also recognized that the
failure of marriage was partially the
fault of Catholics themselves, noting
that “we should be more responsible
in the way we administer the sacrament
bishop, who presides over the diocese
of Gozo, made his comments as Malta
prepares for a nationwide referendum
on the legalization of divorce. It is
only one of two countries in the world,
along with the Philippines, which continues
to prohibit divorce. Malta, a nation
of approximately 412,000 people, is
referendum, which is scheduled to be
held on May 28. Although the “yes”
vote was winning in polls, its supporters
have fallen in numbers in recent days
and the vote is now too close to call.
to me to live is Christ, and to die is
gain." (Phil 1:21)