What Do We Really Know?
Words from a 20 second film segment that originates from two sources and seem to have been spliced together four times could reveal more accurately what the film editor wanted to say than the person filmed.
Some say that if the Pope does not defend himself, he is acquiescing to his critics.
Was the Blessed Mother acquiescing to her critics when she was silent about the nature of her pregnancy?
Was Saint Joseph admitting guilt by not defending himself against his accusers?
Under the firestorm of other accusations Pope Francis has said that he “would not dance with the devil.” I think he might be following a higher road.
Mother Clare, CFR
“Blessed is the servant who is not quick to excuse himself, and humbly endures shame and reprimand for a sin when he did not commit the fault.” – Saint Francis of Assisi