Has the average member of the Catholic Church in the USA, and other Western nations become less obedient to what the Church teaches, and become more worldly during the past 40 to 50 years?
Are the ramblings of foolish atheists of more value than the Word of God? Has the average priest become a “master of ceremonies” during Holy Mass?
Is he more aware of the presence of the “crowd” than he is of the presence of God? Is the telling of jokes, and the “social” atmosphere more important than reverence during the celebration of Mass?
Has the Vatican learned to “tolerate” scandal among the clergy? Are we not all equal in the sight of God, or are only those who are part of the clergy considered to be “brothers”? Is this why lukewarm bishops and priests are frequently complimented instead of being admonished?
Is the Lord’s Day no longer considered to be holy? Is deliberately missing Sunday Mass no longer a grave sin? Do today