venerdì 14 gennaio 2011

L'AP svela qual è la vera preoccupazione dei media in ordine alla beatificazione di Papa Wojtyla: si teme che la Chiesa possa riprendersi dagli "scandali sessuali". Ora si ricorda persino che parecchi dei casi di abuso sono accaduti sotto il Pontificato wojtyliano

Clicca qui per leggere la notizia segnalataci da Mariateresa. Qui una traduzione sommaria.
C'e' del grottesco se non del ridicolo in questa situazione. Secondo l'AP (questo si legge fra le righe) la Chiesa non puo' permettersi di festeggiare la beatificazione perche' deve restare "gobba e mortificata" per gli abusi. Si giunge persino a ricordare che molti dei casi emersi lo scorso anno si sono verificati sotto il Pontificato di Papa Wojtyla. Ah si'? Che strano! Ora si e' capaci di andare a vedere le date mentre nel 2010 contava solo colpire Benedetto XVI? Pessimo questo atteggiamento dei media che colpisce l'uno o l'altro Papa a seconda della convenienza. Beata coerenza, questa sconosciuta!

R.

Il testo in inglese:

Evidence mounts over John Paul II beatification


By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press Nicole Winfield, Associated Press – Thu Jan 13, 1:26 pm ET
VATICAN CITY – Evidence is mounting that the pope will soon approve the miracle needed to beatify Pope John Paul II, setting the stage for a major celebration this year for a Catholic Church trying to recover from the clerical sex abuse scandal.

Italian news media have been reporting that in recent weeks Vatican-sponsored panels confirmed that a young French nun was miraculously cured of Parkinson's disease after praying to the Polish-born John Paul.

Pope Benedict XVI now must sign off on the miracle and set a date for the beatification, the first major step to possible sainthood.

Polish Bishop Tadeusz Pieronek, former No. 2 of the Polish Bishops' Conference and an old friend of the late pope, told The Associated Press on Thursday that he understood an announcement could come Friday, though he stressed he didn't have independent confirmation.

He said the beatification date could be as early as May 1, though other reports have said it would be later in the year given the enormous preparations that will be necessary to host the influx of pilgrims for the event.

On Thursday, workers began restoring a mosaic in a chapel near the entrance of St. Peter's Basilica, where John Paul's remains presumably would be moved for better public access once beatified.

His tomb is currently in the grottoes underneath the basilica, where a short line of tourists waited Thursday to pay their respects.

The Vatican will not publicly discuss the possibility of such a move ahead of a formal announcement by Benedict, said the Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi.

Benedict put John Paul on the fast track to possible sainthood just weeks after he died in 2005, responding to the chants of "Santo Subito!" or "Sainthood immediately!" that erupted during his funeral Mass.

Benedict waived the typical five-year waiting period before the process could begin, but he insisted that the investigation into John Paul's life be thorough so as to not leave any doubts about his virtues.

The last remaining hurdle concerned the approval by Vatican-appointed panels of doctors and theologians, cardinals and bishops that the cure of French nun, Sister Marie-Simon-Pierre, was a miracle due to the intercession of John Paul.

The nun has said she felt reborn when she woke up two months after John Paul died, cured of the disease that had made walking, writing and driving a car nearly impossible. She and her fellow sisters had prayed to John Paul, who also suffered from Parkinson's.

Last year, there were some questions about whether the nun's original diagnosis was correct. But those doubts were apparently put to rest after more doctors examined her case.

Il Giornale, a conservative newspaper which covers the Vatican closely, reported earlier this week that the nun's case had cleared the panels and that all that remained was Benedict's approval.

"The pope still needs to pronounce himself but it has not happened before that he would not accept such an opinion (confirming a miracle)," Pieronek told the AP.

A second miracle, occurring after beatification, must be confirmed for John Paul to be declared a saint.

Since John Paul was such a universally beloved figure, his beatification is expected to be a major boost for a church reeling from the fallout of the clerical sexual abuse scandal, which saw thousands of new cases in Europe and beyond come to light last year.

John Paul, though, did not escape scrutiny, since many of the cases concerned crimes or coverups that occurred under his watch.

Vatican officials have said there was nothing in John Paul's record that called into question his path to beatification.

Cardinal Jose Saraiva-Martins, the former head of the Vatican's saint-making office, said the beatification would be a "moment of joy" for the church which has been grieved not only by the abuse scandal but the persecution of Christians around the world.

"Something so joyful is certainly very important for the church," he told the AP.

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Associated Press writer Monika Scislowska in Warsaw contributed to this report.

8 commenti:

Anonimo ha detto...

Buongiorno a tutti!
Questi sono matti da legare
http://www.milenio.com/node/620503
Alessia

Raffaella ha detto...

Ciao Alessia.
E' la prima volta che leggiamo qualcuno difendere il Crimen Sollicitationis.
Aspettiamo che la notizia passi l'Atlantico e pubblichiamo il nostro pensiero!
Chissa' pero' se le notizie lasceranno i confini del Messico...
R.

Anonimo ha detto...

scusa raffa perchè non pubblichi subito la spiegazione?

Raffaella ha detto...

Innanzitutto voglio vedere se la notizia arriva in Europa.
Non e' il caso di dare un "aiutino" in questo senso :-)
Infine perche' sparare adesso tutte le cartucce? :-)
R.

Anonimo ha detto...

L'articolo è riportato da religion digital, il sito di José Manuel Vidal. Vedremo chi, fra i media occidentali, avrà la faccia come certa parte anatomica di pubblicare questa colossale scemenza. Prepara l'artiglieria, Raffa, che ci sarà da "divertisi".
Alessia

Maria ha detto...

Puf, come sono poco furbi: se la Chiesa mirasse a questi scopi, la beatificazione l'avrebbe "fissata" direttamente lo scorso anno...per superare lo "scandalo".

Quanta blablaggine!

Anonimo ha detto...

Raffaella,
o hai linkato una pagina diversa o l'AP ha cambiato storia.
Copia&Incolla, c'e'solo questo:
Pope John Paul to be beatified May 1

(AP) – 18 hours ago

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The pope has approved a miracle attributed to Pope John Paul II's intercession and set May 1 as the date for the beloved pontiff to be beatified.

Pope Benedict XVI declared in a decree Friday that the cure of a French nun who suffered from Parkinson's disease was miraculous, the last step needed for the beatification.

The May 1 ceremony is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of pilgrims to Rome to celebrate one of the most popular popes of all time. A second miracle is needed for John Paul to be made a saint.

Benedict put John Paul on the fast track to possible sainthood just weeks after he died in 2005, responding to the chants of "Santo Subito!" or "Sainthood immediately!" that erupted during his funeral.

Copyright © 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved

Raffaella ha detto...

Grazie! Rimedio subito e copio il testo in inglese.
R.