"On 15 April 2005, a human rights lawyer filed a criminal complaint against Bergoglio, as superior in the Society of Jesus of Argentina, accusing him of involvement in the kidnapping by the Navy in May 1976 (during the Dirty War) of two Jesuit priests. The priests, Orlando Yorio and Franz Jalics, were found alive five months later, drugged and semi-naked. Yorio accused Bergoglio of effectively handing them over to the death squads by declining to tell the regime that he endorsed their work. Jalics refused to discuss it after moving into seclusion in a German monastery. Horacio Verbitsky, an Argentine investigative journalist and former montonero, wrote a book about this and other related events titled El Silencio: de Paulo VI a Bergoglio: las relaciones secretas de la Iglesia con la ESMA. Verbitsky also writes that the Argentine Navy with the help of Cardinal Bergoglio hid the dictatorship's political prisoners in Bergoglio's holiday home from a visiting delegation of the Inter-American Human Rights Commission.
"According to the book, after their release, Yorio accused the then Provincial of his Jesuit order San Miguel, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, to have denounced him. Father General Pedro Arrupe in Rome was informed by letter or during the abduction, both he and Orlando Yorio were excluded from the Jesuit Order." Wikipedia entry on Pope Francis. How convenient, and how cleverly timed.
And is he aware of any irony in his choosing the designation Francis. Francis of Assisi survived into old age, but immediately after his death, the Franciscan order was subject to an Inquisition led by the Dominican Order which killed a majority of his followers as heretics. Francis himself was able to appeal to the Pope during his lifetime to fend off accusations of heresy, but after his death, that route was no longer available. Francis, in todays terms was a leftist. A man who preached to and loved the poor. The Catholic Church was rooted in the support of the wealthy with whom they had a symbiotic relationship, donations in return for support.
I am deeply suspicious, far more suspicious than of Ratzinger himself, whom I detested.
I look forward to a third or more of the Catholic clergy being found insufficiently Aryan, or whatever term Francis chooses to use. Insufficiently strict, insufficiently backward looking, insufficiently 17th Century (the Counter Reformation) to continue in the Catholic Church.
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