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There’s no time to wait. Following the concerns about our salvation we have decided to address Polish bishops with a request to explain the doubts connected with the Amoris Laetitia apostolic exhortation – says Sławomir Olejniczak, President of the Piotr Skarga Institute, in an interview with Marcin Austyn.

 

Polonia Semper Fidelis – this is the name which the Institute has chosen to use in order to start collecting signatures of the faithful who are concerned about maintaining the 2000-year-old teachings of the Church. What is the objective of this initiative?

 

We address this action to the Polish bishops in the form of a son’s request connected with the doubts aroused by the post-synod Amoris laetitia apostolic exhortation. The Pope’s document doesn’t explain many issues. On the contrary. It has caused some confusion. It is confirmed by various interpretations of the document. For example, in Germany or Argentina the practice of allowing people who actually live in the sin of adultery to take Holy Communion has been approved. Unfortunately, such a position is spread around by the media as effective practice or even a change in the teachings of the Church.

 

In this context, four cardinals expressed their doubts, which they presented to Pope Francis in the form of questions. After waiting for more than a year we have still received no answer. This contributes to increasing the confusion.

 

Then it’s time for the secular faithful to take action…

 

There’s no time to wait. Following the need to know the truth necessary for our salvation we have decided to turn to the Polish bishops with a request to explain the doubts which aroused around the Amoris laetitia apostolic exhortation. In times of confusion, Shepherds of the Church are particularly obliged to confirm the articles of faith and explain them in a clear way. We know from the history that mistakes and heresy sneaked in when the Shepherds’ voice was not heard. It is why five centuries ago a huge number of the faithful separated from the Church.

 

We are also aware that there are spouses who have been abandoned and who want to keep the faithfulness they pledged to God. Liberal interpretations of the apostolic exhortation are unfair to them because they suggest the equality between the second, sinful relationship and the relationship which was blessed and sanctified by the Church.

 

The Polonia Semper Fidelis campaign starts in an important moment. The Polish Episcopal Conference is working on a document regarding a family, including the problem of people living in another relationship.

 

The works in this area are significantly dragging out. This raises our concerns. It would seem that preparing a relevant document should not be so time consuming. We also don’t know what is going on behind the scenes and we don’t have to much certainty that the document which is being prepared will confirm the Magisterium clearly and firmly.

 

Why is every voice of support in this campaign so important?

 

This is an expression of concern about the welfare of the Church. After the Second Vatican Council there was an openness to the activity of the secular faithful in the Church. Therefore, our voice – if it’s loud enough – will be heard. Let’s remember that in the case of confusion with the Amoris laetitia apostolic exhortation no episcopate has clearly confirmed the existing teachings of the Church. On the other hand, there are more and more wrong liberal interpretations of the document. We expect the Polish Episcopal Conference to take the side of the 2000-year-old teachings and the spark to come from Poland.

 

 

Thank you.

 

 


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One man and one woman, just as it was in the beginning is and ever will be.
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I am not Polish but I am a traditional Catholic. Every Catholic should make an outcry against Amoris Laetitia. Every nation should serve Christ the King.
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