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I almost forget that you are around...you only come with controversy...yet to give this or any other controversy time and attention is just a waste of precious time.
You are incorrect about “that he himself flipped tables and challenged the authority of the pharisees.” Christ didn’t flip the table to take away their authority or the hierarchy but to renew it and remind them of their original purpose, which is to keep the people near God through the Law and the commandments until He comes. If Christ didn’t believe in the priesthood, why would He establish the Church and the Apostles and the Seventy specifically with a purpose and certain authority and power (ones that are characteristics that are specific to God Himself, like forgiving sins)?! Why would He sometimes tell them something specific and private that is not told to everyone else?! Why would the Holy Spirit ONLY come down upon those few and are commanded to go, make disciples…even though He CAN and would make everyone disciples...they weren't the only ones that had true faith in Him?!
These are all topics that have to do with Christianity and not this specific incident. And it’s already clear where you stand, so we are not going to discuss all these topics here or anywhere on the forum, again. You can keep doing that on reddit for your own benefit.
Concerning this specific situation. No one is scared to mention any one’s name. You failed to mention that his actual name is “Youssef.” And for you, or anyone else in fact, to say that this is an unprecedented incident is by all means absurd. This happened before… priests and clergy have been laicized for such incidents that are worse and not as bad than what happen with Sally. Her case is in no way unique or exceptional, yet it is sad on how long she had to wait to get justice. It’s not proof for the Church’s failure, while there was failure in dealing with this…but it’s for sure proof that social media simply makes everyone a one-sided-judge that can only see what’s made public and acts on everyone else’s comments rather than a justice system.
Something to keep in mind:
The Church has survived and will continue to survive as long as Christ exists and is protecting her
Again, to comment just on Sally's case...you are simply commenting on what you know, which is one sided and is from Sally. This is not to say that there isn't truth there...but this is to say that no justice system in the world works this way, one where only one side is advertised to everyone to make their own conclusions…in addition, everyone and their mother who has ANYTHING against the church now speaks out. But, that’s ok. Every once in a while, people come out behind their screens to show their most-inner thoughts to public…and those comments can never ever be taken away or hidden after.
And if you think that the Church was threatened to make the decision, and many others do so actually, that’s ok. Because that’s also one-sided judgement since the Church would never comment on this again.
The Church has survived and will continue to survive as long as Christ exists and is protecting her.