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Letter to the Faithful from Archbishop Peter A Comensoli Letter to the Faithful from Archbishop Peter A Comensoli

Letter to the Faithful from Archbishop Peter A Comensoli

Tuesday 21 August 2018

Media and Communications Office   To the Faithful of the Archdiocese of MelbourneDear Friends,“If one member suffers, all suffer together with it.” (1Cor 12:26) With these words from St Paul, Pope Francis overnight has written a letter to us all, the People of God. In the letter he expresses his own heart concerning the “culture of death” that is clerical sexual abuse and the ecclesial cover-up that often has accompanied it, inflicting deep wounds of disgust, bewilderment, shame, and disheartenment. As the Holy Father says:

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