venerdì 16 giugno 2017

Indonesia
Mutinous Indonesian priests quit posts in bishop protest
UCANews
Dozens of rebellious Indonesian priests have quit their posts en masse after accusing a bishop on the Catholic majority island of Flores of embezzling more than US$100,000 of church funds for personal use. At least 69 priests from Ruteng Diocese submitted letters of resignation this week quitting their posts as episcopal vicars and parish priests, and demanded that Bishop Hubertus Leteng heed their calls for a complete overhaul of how the diocese is run. Father Marthen Chen, their spokesman, said the overhaul is desperately needed "so the church can be truly in line with the guidance of the Holy Spirit." (...)