Should Pope Be a Position for Life?
Father Edward Beck on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.
- Duration 7:22
- Date Feb 12, 2013
Father Edward Beck on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.
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Jonathan is a wonderful priest he used to be Allegiant -- Christ community and they've had their troubles lately I don't know if you heard -- the news about -- else how to must CL and all of the editor.
That he abuse.
Boy is Paul and he had his own children and he was the head of that community the -- of Christ.
So the Vatican took over the community and is now administrator in the community.
And I think Jonathan now has left them and is part of the archdiocese of new York and he works at Fox News and he writes books and he disagreed thanks now.
And you're not -- him went -- -- -- to try and raise not to do -- I think that's one of the reasons he probably left that community because of the call letters over them as a result of that.
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And are gonna go of cells from triple a lot animal audits and as a lesson to him yes he does.
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And the pope's doctor Abdullah talked.
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That doesn't make cents.
It doesn't make sense that he would step down now.
The first 16 -- Well first of all.
I like three put that the way the world works because we're really into power and holding onto it at all costs are.
And if someone's going to be elected for a lifetime.
Which is that a Pope is you'd think he'd want to hold onto it with every -- is being.
So -- something really admirable and I think humble about a man who realizes.
He incapacitated he can't do the job like he once did.
And seeing you know -- for the sake of my people and the church I'm gonna step down unless somebody's more able do it.
I admire that I think you're right it is counter cultural.
And it is admirable.
Born -- -- all the way the world works.
I sort of mapped out but not -- what I meant was where people thank him.
And rampant cynicism.
Woven fabric of human consciousness and where -- where -- suspect it is going to be similar -- -- like -- he -- really don't think there is if you look at someone as eighty -- old and has to be pushed around and a cart.
You can even walk anymore I think it's exactly what he's saying -- he gave.
Be used to be when the John Paul the second was Pope.
He even commented you know it's in Canon law that a Pope can step down if he feels he -- to the job.
And so he alluded to it even before he was Pope.
And now that he -- Pope he's saying I'm gonna do what I said was possible because I'm an opposition right now he watched John Paul the second teacher it.
-- with parkinson's -- All of that and I think you look if you remembers that -- -- himself I don't want that for myself or from a church.
Or -- -- -- -- All.
Realistically dealers and lives and -- Realistically.
I'm not sure all that much but it's a wonderful to have a figurehead for a billion people who brings altogether.
And I think probably for Benedict it was less dramatic because he was acquired a man and John Paul the second John Paul the second knew how to play on the world stage.
He was a -- -- -- isn't he get up before a group you remembered what he said you remembered all that but if you met him in a room.
There wasn't that intimacy that was not connectedness.
Whereas Benedict much quieter a scholar.
But there was something very personal people who have met him say where he took time with you when there was a connection that introvert in him.
With the one on one which John Paul the second tell better I think with a mass group of people talk grandfather -- backer of possibly.
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He's -- live in a monastery.
They -- -- -- monastery of nuns are monitored as being renovated and is -- for the rest of his life devote itself to just quiet contemplation study and prayer.
What -- such -- cats he likes cats are -- piano or not.
He's quite accomplished.
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All are there more -- -- now attracted to -- torturers and war.
I don't know if I would save more with.
Adjusting to me is that some of the young people who are attracted are rather traditionalists.
And they're looking for a structure that they're not finding elsewhere in society and culture.
And they are finding it in the church.
And you're thinking young person and wants something all count -- good to see and not be attracted to that kind of structure now but a lot of young people are searching for the senate finding it elsewhere -- -- liberal -- editor -- -- -- church.
Adhere to the tenets of this I suppose it depends which once you're talking about -- -- drawl birth control and birth control it the sort of sticks are about 98%.
In vitro fertilization was -- -- and 98%.
Even if Catholics use birth control at some point in their life.
So probably don't adhere to that one too much abortion -- tests statistics say that it's pretty much the same as everyone else across the -- for Catholics.
Do you fortunately during her confession yes they -- a confession I helped -- and Malick is here the actors chapel on forty ninth street.
What are some of those from her.
Will you know are not allowed to talk about that part of structure mired.
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A neighbor threw some comments we you can speak -- -- in broad stroke or it can't kind of issues of sure as -- not naming people unspecific or care -- -- the number one issue purple contest.
Obviously there are a lot of sexual sins -- we -- sexual beings.
Lot of infidelity in marriage children now.
You know I mean people struggle masturbation.
Now all of the things you think about the human things that people struggle -- that's that they bring to confession letter relational stuff to.
You know you can imagine that an average of final -- and no portion similar kind of assumption -- actually if I find any -- I I do sometimes find it amusing because that while front.
A few times I have.
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