Among the Ruins: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Catholic by Paul L. Williams PDF

By Paul L. Williams

This serious evaluate of the Roman Catholic Church because the pivotal alterations initiated within the Sixties by way of Vatican II paints a tense photo of decline and corruption. Dr. Paul L. Williams, a self-professed Tridentine or traditionalist Catholic, strains some of the elements that experience brought on the Church to undergo cataclysmic losses in all features of its lifestyles and worship in fresh many years. Williams illustrates the decline with telling information displaying the stark distinction among the strong variety of clergy individuals, parishes, colleges, and energetic church-going Catholics in 1965 as opposed to the relatively paltry quantity this present day.

The writer is very serious of Popes Paul VI, John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Francis for directing the church to date clear of its conventional teachings and for a scarcity of oversight that allowed corruption to fester. Symptomatic of this failure of management are the new pedophilia scandals, the continuing monetary corruption, a homosexual prostitution ring contained in the Vatican, and felony investigations of connections among the Holy See and arranged crime.

This unflinching critique from a loyal, lifelong Catholic is a wakeup name to all Catholics to revive their church to its former degrees of ethical management and influence.

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