Pope Benedict XVI has convened a special meeting of cardinals to get their advice about how to deal with the scandal over leaked Vatican documents.
Benedict was already scheduled to attend a regular meeting of the heads of Vatican offices Saturday morning. The Vatican press office said he had added a second meeting later in the day with other cardinals in a bid to try to “restore a climate of serenity and trust” in the church.
The Vatican has been scrambling to cope with the leaks of hundreds of Vatican documents exposing corruption, political infighting and power struggles at the highest level of the Catholic Church’s governance. The pope’s butler has been arrested in the case, accused of aggravated theft after papal documents were found in his Vatican City apartment.
Catholic parents are “sprinkled” to remove the sin of Adam. So how do they then pass on the sin of Adam to their children… if it’s already been removed from them?