It’s just to be expected, I suppose. Yet it never ceases to amaze me how far the liberals will go in their retreat from the Church Militant to the church milquetoast. In the last sentence of the following clip from today’s Associated Press article, this “advisor” to the successors of the apostles posits the ultimate sed contra to the Gospel. It’s the ultimate “hurl of accusation” (in the sense of the Greek diabolos) at Him who said: “For if you believe not that I am he, you shall die in your sin” (John 8:24). Not even a “hint” of the Faith is left in the Novus Ordo Good Friday Prayer for the Jews, “not even a hint,” according to this expert. And, apparently, its fabricators and defenders are proud of it. Here’s the clip:
Philip Cunningham, a member of the U.S. bishops’ Advisory Committee on Catholic-Jewish Relations, said he understands why Jews are upset. In his many talks with Jewish audiences, he is almost always asked whether the improvements in the church’s relationship with Jews are temporary.
“My response is that there’s a body of teaching there that’s difficult to reverse,” he said.
Regarding the revised Good Friday prayer, Cunningham said that “99 percent of the Catholic world” uses the New Mass, which has “no mention of Jews coming to faith in Jesus the Savior. There’s not even a hint of it.“
The full article is here.