Calm the heck down - and READ THIS : Pope Francis MAY not be what you think...
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(03-13-2013, 08:31 PM)Farmer88 Wrote: All the claims of "removing priests from their posts" is extremely difficult to actually do. To actually remove a pastor is a huge hassle, regardless of whether he is "immovable" or "movable." The former requiring a Ecclesiastical trial, the latter allows for the pastor to complain to the Vatican.
If Detroit is any kind of example of the average diocese, then it is easy. Remember Ordinaries have immediate jurisdiction over each Catholic, cleric or laymen, in their diocese. It is rather easy for them to move priests around. Pastors can complain all they want but I think getting the Vatican to hear you even as a priest is much harder.
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