The Cathedral of Toledo has welcomed an act of purification and repair of sins, in which forgiveness has been asked for "the negligence in the care and respect of the temple", within the framework of a mass with which it has been opened The diocesan phase of the Synod of the Bishops that will be held in Rome in 2023.
The celebration, which has chaired the Archbishop of Toledo and Primado de España, Francisco Cerro, has begun with a penitential act that has taken place in the Baptistery of the Cathedral Primate, instead of the presbytery, in which the prelate has asked for forgiveness "For the sins of the people of God, priests, consecrated and lay life" and for "negligence in care and respect of the temple".
Cerro has also asked for forgiveness "for sins against unity and communion in the church, by destructive, intentional or unconscious and superficial criticism."
In addition, all those attending the Mass have requested forgiveness "by all the oppressions, injustice and violence that attempt against the freedom and rights of man at the political, social, labor and family level," as well as "immoralities and Corruptions that condition and push the individual to a moral or physical degradation, dissolve family ties and unfold the true values of life. "
And they have also asked for forgiveness "by the scandals and for the abuses of vulnerable people."
This penitential act has taken place after the controversy that emerged last week by the videoclip 'atheist', which recorded in the primate capital C.Tangana and Nathy Pelus, who finally motivated the resignation of the temple of Temple, Juan Miguel Ferrer, who is It has done effective this Saturday.
At the beginning of the controversy, the primate caboled justified, in a letter signed by Ferrer, who authorized the recording of the video clip, because "presents the story of a conversion through human love," although he apologized for some people. "Some people can Produce displeasure "or hurt your sensitivity.
However, in a writing Cerro regretted that he had been recorded in the cathedral and asked for forgiveness to all the Lay, Consecrated and Priests "that have been just injured by this misuse of a sacred place."
Subsequently, the Archbishop announced that "as a result of recent events" I wanted to join the opening celebration of the diocesan phase of the Bishops' Synod with an invitation "to the conversion, repair by sins and purification that requires this time of Grace and inner renewal, and that we will carry out in a special penitential act of the Mass. "
After this penitential act, a long religious ceremony has continued normally, almost two hours, who have concelebrated with Cerro the Archbishop Emeritus of Toledo Braulio Rodríguez, and the Bishop Emeritus of Segovia Angel Rubio, as well as a hundred priests of the archdiocese.
They have also attended numerous faithful from all the archdiocese of Toledo, although in an adequate number to the preventive measures by the Covid-19 pandemic, they have indicated sources of the archbishopric.Updated Date: 18 October 2021, 02:37