Photo ~ A Catholic bishop busted cavorting on a beach with a scantily-clad beauty has claimed she is just 'an old friend' and insisted he is still 'devoted to God'. ArgentineFernandoMaría Bargallo, 59, was left red-faced after footage emerged of …
PRUDENCE IN REGARD TO WOMEN "I have said to thee, my son, and I will beseech thee never to forget it: On account of the beauty of women many have perished. On account of Eve, the first man; on account of Delilah, the strongest man; on account of the wife of Urias, the most religious man; on account of strange women, the wisest man fell most wretchedly. Who art thou, therefore, that thou shouldst dare to treat with them without the most prudent reserve? Learn of me, that thy conversations with … [More]
This reminds me of the parable of the wheat and tares. Every Christian has to persevere in the faith to the end. But, many liberal Catholics I know, even some progressive clerics would not have a problem with this. They would say, "why can't a Bishop go on vacation, and spend quality time with friends...after all he wasn't at a nudist beach." Or I’ve heard them say things like, "good grief, do you think God cares if a Bishop goes swimming or has a little fun?"
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