Cardinal Sarah signed "Appeal" and revoked. Viganò explains what happened

Cardinal Robert Sarah’s withdraw his support from the “Appeal for the Church and the World”.

Statement by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò:

At this time of serious crisis that the Church and the world are passing through, it is my wish to abide by an attitude of deep charity towards my brother in Christ, Cardinal Robert Sarah, whom I immediately forgave for the grave wrong he committed against the truth and my person. Genuine charity, however, cannot disregard the truth, since it has its foundation in it. I therefore have the duty, also for the sake of fraternal correction, to make known the series of events as they occurred, with regard to Cardinal Sarah’s signing of the Appeal.

Monday, May 4, at 4:00 p.m.

I had a telephone conversation with His Eminence, Cardinal Sarah. The call was recorded and lasted 6 minutes and 25 seconds.

Regarding the text of the Appeal, the Cardinal said: “It seems to me a very serious matter. I think that this Appeal will do much good, because it will make us reflect and take a position: I agree that it should be published as soon as possible.”

I then asked His Eminence if he intended to sign it. The Cardinal replied: “Yes, I agree to put my name to it, because this is a fight that we must engage in together, not only for the Catholic Church but for all mankind.”

Thursday, May 7

At 8:43 a.m. I telephoned His Eminence, to ask him if he had a telephone number for Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller, which he later kindly sent to me by SMS. During this telephone call, which lasted 4 minutes, Cardinal Sarah made no reference to his wish to withdraw his signature.

At 3:00 p.m. I began to send out the text of the Appeal with the list of signatories, including Cardinal Sarah, to press agencies, blogs and various newspapers.

At 5:48 p.m. I received a text message from the Cardinal, but only became aware of it about an hour and a half later. At the time the message was sent, I was totally absorbed in the work of disseminating the Appeal and I did not see the arrival of His Eminence’s message and therefore was not able immediately to become aware of its contents.

At 7:37 p.m. the Cardinal telephoned me asking if I had seen his message. I said no.
This is the text of the message sent to me by the Cardinal: “Dearest Excellency, as I am still working in the Roman Curia, some friends of mine advised me not to sign your proposed Appeal. Perhaps it would be better to remove my name this time. I am very sorry. You know my friendship and my closeness to you. Thank you for your understanding. Robert Card. Sarah.”

The cardinal informed me in his telephone call that he intended to remove his name from the list of signatories. I was terribly sorry and pointed out to His Eminence that the Appeal and the signatures had already been circulated “universally” for more than four hours. The conversation ended without His Eminence requesting or suggesting any solution.

One could, for example, have agreed on a “joint statement” in which the Cardinal’s decision to withdraw his signature was made public. None of this was done. We cordially said goodbye expressing our esteem and mutual support. Faced with this de facto situation, to which neither he nor I were able to find a solution, I took the liberty of encouraging His Eminence, pointing out to him how much his support of the Appeal would be of comfort and encouragement to a great many faithful.

With surprise and deep regret, I then learned that His Eminence had used his twitter account, without giving me any notice, to make statements that cause serious harm to the truth and to my person.

I am very sorry that this matter, which is due to human weakness, and for which I bear no resentment towards the person who caused it, has distracted our attention from what must seriously concern us at this dramatic moment.

I confirm that the name of His Eminence Cardinal Robert Sarah has been promptly removed from the official website of the Appeal.
Revelation 16:2 And the first went, and poured out his vial upon the earth, and there fell a sore and grievous wound upon men, who had the character of the beast; and upon them that adored the image thereof.
Viganò seems to have good intentions. He has also criticized the Second Vatican Council, which is the source of the errors that we suffer.
But ... I don't know ... only God can help us in this situation. But how many people raise their voices?
Gesù è con noi
Sarah is a traitor. Bree A. Dail explains that Cardinal Sarah was asked to do an exorcism in the church of Santa Maria in Traspontina.
Cardinal Sarah has so far ignored the request to perform an exorcism in St. Peter's Basilica and in the church Santa Maria in Transpontina which means that Cardinal Sarah has sided with God's enemies instead of defending the rights of God.
News Flash! Rafał_O' Vile Recognizing the temporal head of the Church and "serving" him are two different things -as I've told you befoe. You just don't learn.
Abp Vigano or any one else should know better and be more vigilant in co-operation with men who serve two masters. One should not serve God and the Destroyer of the Catholic Church.
Trust only Abp. Vigano who should be next Pope.