The Lord has called bishops to be shepherds. That shepherding entails both leading and protecting. In an era when error runs rampant and false teachings abound, the voice of the Holy Father rings clear and true. The teachings of the Church are well documented and consistent. Bishops and the pastors who serve in their Dioceses have an obligation both to lead their people to the truth and protect them from error.
Thursday, January 07, 2010
The Role of a Shepherd
Bishop Vasa explains just what excommunication is and what it is not in his latest article in the Catholic Sentinel. Once again, he knocks it out of the park, particularly with his closing remarks: