An Italian priest burned a photo of the former pope during mass in a move that left his parishoners stunned and slightly amazed.
The priest, Father Andrea Maggi, set the photo on fire during a sermon and compared Pope Benedict XVI to the captain of the Costa Concordia, who allegedly left his passengers on the wrecked cruise ship.
The captain, Francesco Schettino, was accused of fleeing his post when he was asked to be the last person off the ship, reports Sky News. Father Andrea asserted that Benedict did the same by “abandoning” the Catholic Church.
While he burned the photograph, the Italian priest explained:
“I’m doing this because he has not been a Pope, he has abandoned us. A shepherd never leaves his flock.”
Many of the Roman Catholic priests have become raving mad. I would not recommend burring of a poster of any human being during a Christian gathering.
This seems to be an unholy act, by a very unholy priest.
To claim that the Pope has abandoned the Vatican Church, is fairly not correct. He has only given this religious movement to be lead by someone else.
Nowhere in the Bible it is written that a shepherd has to die with the boots on. Or try to lead the flock, despite being crippled by Parkinson decease, hardly being able to say a word. I guess all Roman Catholics are able to understand my message.
Written by Ivar