Forgive me for beating this wretched horse to death, but for those who can tolerate another, more detailed look at Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga’s speech, wherein he arguably provides an overview of the current pontificate’s vision for the Church, I offer the following.
I recently sent the PDF linked below to my spiritual director, at his request, in order to facilitate future sessions. It is the complete text of the cardinal’s speech, with certain of the more troubling sections in boldface followed by my own commentary in red.
In spite of the “dead horse” euphemism above, the unfortunate truth is that this particular beast is very much alive, and barring some unforeseen change, it sheds a great deal of light on the direction in which the Church will be taken.
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