Thursday, May 8, 2014
GOSSIP AND SPEAKING OUT OF TURN
Recently in New York, Cardinal Kasper made negative comments about Cardinal Mueller's excellent analysis and no nonsense critique of the LCWR. Cardinal Kasper derided the CDF for being narrow as are all curia posts and even had the audacity to link a heretical, gnostic sister to St. Thomas Aquinas.
If that wasn't bad enough, the cardinal related a story about another Cardinal going to Pope Francis complaining that a book that Cardinal Kasper had written might contain some heresy. Cardinal Kasper had the audacity to break what should have been a private confidential remark by the Holy Father who Cardinal Kasper says that Pope Francis told him that the words of the other cardinal critical of Cardinal Kasper went in one ear and out the other. I wonder how that other cardinal feels upon hearing this?
Maybe it is time for cardinals, Cardinal Kasper in particular, to be pulled aside by the Holy Father or Secretary of State and warned that loose lips sink ships!
Could you imagine how my bishop would feel if I publicly related to others something he told me in private and confidentially about someone. How would you feel if a work associate did that to you?