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"Saved relationship: ensuring a true relationship between the ecclesial apparatus and society"


TRIBUNE - At the risk of seeing Christianity relegated, we need an answer "where the hope of salvation and the experience of the world meet", argues the former director of the journal Esprit.

Paul Thibaud is a philosopher, former director of the journal Esprit, and former president of the Judeo-Christian Friendship.

The emotion aroused by the Sauvé report found in the little attention given to the victims its point of fixation, the reason for being indignant at the closure on oneself of an institution preoccupied with breaches of its discipline and not with offenses against it. others.

It would be appropriate, but it has hardly been done, except Philippe d'Iribarne, to situate this clerical indifference to the victims in relation to common mores.

In 1977 a good part of Saint-Germain-des-Prés gave as an example of emancipated and emancipating conduct that of a notorious pedophile.

One cannot imagine such a provocation without a widespread and long-standing oblivion of the vulnerability of the youngest, an oblivion from which the clergy was not exempt but which was not specific to it.

If we want to get out of clericalism, it is to ensure between the ecclesial apparatus and the Christian people, and therefore society, a true and productive relationship.

But the Sauvé report is part of another era, it associates a survey of victims with a criticism of clericalism, of the "overhang"

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Source: lefigaro

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