ZetaTalk: Pope Ratzinger
- By GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press Writer Gillian Flaccus,
LOS ANGELES – The future Pope Benedict XVI resisted pleas to defrock a California priest with a record of sexually molesting children, citing concerns including "the good of the universal church," according to a 1985 letter bearing his signature.
The correspondence, obtained by The Associated Press, is the strongest challenge yet to the Vatican's insistence that Benedict played no role in blocking the removal of pedophile priests during his years as head of the Catholic Church's doctrinal watchdog office.
The letter, signed by then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, was typed in Latin and is part of years of correspondence between the Diocese of Oakland and the Vatican about the proposed defrocking of the Rev. Stephen Kiesle.
The Vatican refused to comment on the contents of the letter Friday, but a spokesman confirmed it bore Pope Ratzinger's signature.
The righteous (STO) space ZETAS of <http://ZetaTalk.com> have stated concerning this Pope:
“Watch for a Pope (Ratzinger) who stays silent on abuses of power, genocide, and the horrors of war, but is insistent that the structure of the Church, and the rules, be maintained and honored.”
The wicked ENDTIME - NOT the RIGHTEOUS! http://Zetaheaven.org:
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