is not confused? In the face of daily assaults on 2000 years of the
consistent teaching of the Church, on the very Deposit of Faith, and
on the validity of Sacred Scripture itself what Catholic has not asked
— in the fearfully deep and most secret recesses of his soul — the question
“Whence?” From whom and from what comes this relentless
scourging of faith — this overwhelming defection from all that
is holy to all that is vile?
“There is smoke in the sanctuary” and
instinctively we perceive it, recoil from it. It is proffered as
incense but is pungent to our senses — as the fume of
We are confused between the Word of God become Man and
the word of man become god.
What a fearful divide rends the Body of
Christ anew! See how the sheep are scattered! Need we tell you
who is the father of confusion and lies ...?
... the pope himself as the principle cause of confusion —
and defection — in the Catholic Church. It is nothing less than ...
for Pope Francis whom satan has sought to sift like wheat. 1
And sadly, it would appear, to great measure ...
take heart, despite these present evils:
saw the crowds, He had compassion on them because they were confused
and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.”
(Saint Matthew 9.36)
But Jesus Himself is
the Good Shepherd.