“Where there is no unity, there is no Spirit of the Lord. The Lord always seeks unity, which does not mean uniformity”, Francis writes in message to Slovenian Caritas
In the face of calls for him to step aside, the Archbishop of Ljubljana, in Slovenia, has passed the buck on clerical abuse, playing off the demands of the Church of caring for pedophile priests against the demands of caring for survivors.
Catholics are demanding the senior Slovenian archbishop resign over what they are calling his “dead ink on paper” anti-clergy abuse guidelines.
A Vatican guilty verdict against a pedophile priest is being blamed for a split in an eastern Slovenian parish.
A Slovenian magazine has accused the country’s Catholic Church of covering up its collaboration with Nazi and Fascist forces during World War II by honouring victims of Communist reprisals.
The Slovenian Catholic Church is making money hand over fist from tourists to the country’s Upper Carniolan and southwest Littoral regions.