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By Paul L. Williams

This serious overview of the Roman Catholic Church because the pivotal alterations initiated within the Nineteen Sixties via Vatican II paints a traumatic photo of decline and corruption. Dr. Paul L. Williams, a self-professed Tridentine or traditionalist Catholic, lines a number of the components that experience prompted the Church to endure cataclysmic losses in all points of its lifestyles and worship in fresh many years. Williams illustrates the decline with telling facts exhibiting the stark distinction among the powerful variety of clergy participants, parishes, colleges, and lively church-going Catholics in 1965 as opposed to the relatively paltry quantity this day.

The writer is extremely severe of Popes Paul VI, John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Francis for directing the church to date clear of its conventional teachings and for an absence of oversight that allowed corruption to fester. Symptomatic of this failure of management are the hot pedophilia scandals, the continued monetary corruption, a homosexual prostitution ring contained in the Vatican, and legal investigations of connections among the Holy See and arranged crime.

This unflinching critique from a loyal, lifelong Catholic is a wakeup name to all Catholics to revive their church to its former degrees of ethical management and influence.

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