Thursday, 25 April 2013

An Archbishop Who Teaches the Gospel Even in Trial

From Life Site News

'In an astonishing display of gentleness in the face of a vile attack, the head of the Catholic Church in Belgium, Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard, remained calmly seated with eyes closed in prayer Tuesday as four topless women attacked him with shouts and curses and doused him with water. It’s not the first time the bishop has been attacked for standing up for the Church’s teachings on homosexuality and expressing his concern for those who live the homosexual lifestyle.

The incident took place at the ULB University in Brussels where the archbishop was participating in a debate on blasphemy laws.

The four women, representing the pro-abortion and homosexual group FEMEN, took to the stage where they disrobed to reveal black-painted slogans on their bare chests and backs, such as ‘my body my rules,’ and 'anus dei is coming.' They also held signs reading ‘stop homophobia’. The women doused the archbishop with water from bottles formed in the image of the Virgin Mary...'

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But be careful Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard and remember..

Don't fight battles that you think you can't win!


pilgrim said...

Archbishop Leonard-Joseph is a real Catholic bishop (not too many of those around). I do question, though, the wisdom of going to the "Free" (ie humanist/masonic) university to debate. In any case, God bless him. (Def offering some of my Rosary for him tonight!)

Damask Rose said...

Very brave Abp Leonard.

I can't believe what women are becoming now, how they're behaving...

God bless the Archbishop for kissing the water bottle.

I wonder how the bishops of E&W would handle this type of abuse?

Elizabeth said...

God bless you, Your Excellency! Perhaps he was praying Exorcism prayers during the vile onslaught.

Lynda said...

They are influenced by demons - hence the crazy, hateful attack while semi-naked.

Andrew said...

'I wonder how the bishops of E&W would handle this type of abuse?'

Probably by creating a 'FEMEN masses' chapter down at Farm Street, and delivering sermons on the need for horrified Catholic bloggers to 'hold their tongue' against speaking out about such things.

Filipino Catholic said...

Wow, in the first picture, that woman looks demonic (like in a Japanese-style ghost way).

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