The Vatican is sorely misrepresenting the Catholic Church, and is effectively giving Catholics around the world an undeserved bad reputation. Photo
The mission, heart and faith behind the work and service of many Catholics have been repeatedly undermined in the wake of the ongoing abuse scandal. The failure of the Vatican to address the issues in a matter satisfactory to the victims of abuse has caused a near schism.
Still, Catholic churches persist in their work.
Father Luis A. Guido, a priest at San Bernardino’s Our Lady of the Assumption, told me that their different ministries to the community are numerous.
“We have a kitchen pantry. It's food for the poor,” Guido said, "At Sunday Mass we receive food from people who bring it. Every Mass we collect that and share it with those who come.” Read more - By Kati Smith – Coyote Chronicle
Kids Are Being Hurt!!!
“Someday, maybe, there will exist a well-informed, well considered and yet fervent public conviction that the most deadly of all possible sins is the mutilation of a child’s spirit.” Erik Erikson