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The Resource Among the ruins : the decline and fall of the Roman Catholic Church, Paul L. Williams

Among the ruins : the decline and fall of the Roman Catholic Church, Paul L. Williams

Label
Among the ruins : the decline and fall of the Roman Catholic Church
Title
Among the ruins
Title remainder
the decline and fall of the Roman Catholic Church
Statement of responsibility
Paul L. Williams
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This critical review of the Roman Catholic Church since the pivotal changes initiated in the 1960s by Vatican II paints a disturbing picture of decline and corruption. Dr. Paul L. Williams, a self-professed Tridentine or traditionalist Catholic, traces the various factors that have caused the Church to suffer cataclysmic losses in all aspects of its life and worship in recent decades. Williams illustrates the decline with telling statistics showing the stark difference between the robust number of clergy members, parishes, schools, and active church-going Catholics in 1965 versus the comparatively paltry number today. The author is highly critical of Popes Paul VI, John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Francis for steering the church so far away from its traditional teachings and for a lack of oversight that allowed corruption to fester. Symptomatic of this failure of leadership are the recent pedophilia scandals, the ongoing financial corruption, a gay prostitution ring inside the Vatican, and criminal investigations of connections between the Holy See and organized crime. This unflinching critique from a devoted, lifelong Catholic is a wakeup call to all Catholics to restore their church to its former levels of moral leadership and influence
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Paul L.
Dewey number
282.09/04
Index
index present
LC call number
BX1389
LC item number
.W525 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic Church
  • Child sexual abuse by clergy
  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic Church
Label
Among the ruins : the decline and fall of the Roman Catholic Church, Paul L. Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Apologia: The long procession -- The grand illusion -- The seismic shift -- The Catholic Masons -- Spiritual suicide -- The thing with two heads -- The kiss of Judas -- Holy Mother Church's sex change -- Dissent, delusion, and desertion -- A criminal organization -- Years of lead -- Catholic condor -- The contagion of corruption -- The gay church -- Year of three popes -- The Ambrosiano affair -- The box of bones -- Vatican, Inc. -- Stealing from the collection plate, living large -- The plague of pedophilia -- The mark of the Antichrist -- Resignation -- Epilogue: You can't go home again
Control code
sky288750902
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
366 pages :
Isbn
9781633883031
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017003228
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
kp 08/17
Label
Among the ruins : the decline and fall of the Roman Catholic Church, Paul L. Williams
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Apologia: The long procession -- The grand illusion -- The seismic shift -- The Catholic Masons -- Spiritual suicide -- The thing with two heads -- The kiss of Judas -- Holy Mother Church's sex change -- Dissent, delusion, and desertion -- A criminal organization -- Years of lead -- Catholic condor -- The contagion of corruption -- The gay church -- Year of three popes -- The Ambrosiano affair -- The box of bones -- Vatican, Inc. -- Stealing from the collection plate, living large -- The plague of pedophilia -- The mark of the Antichrist -- Resignation -- Epilogue: You can't go home again
Control code
sky288750902
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
366 pages :
Isbn
9781633883031
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017003228
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
kp 08/17

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