Dimit the dean from the Cathedral of Toledo after the controversy by the video of C. tangana

The dean of the Cathedral of Toledo, Juan Miguel Ferrer, has resigned from his position after the controversial emerged following the video clip 'atheistic' o

Dimit the dean from the Cathedral of Toledo after the controversy by the video of C. tangana

The dean of the Cathedral of Toledo, Juan Miguel Ferrer, has resigned from his position after the controversial emerged following the video clip 'atheistic' of C.Tangana and Nathy Pelus recorded at the Toledano temple and the discrepancy of initial opinions with the Archbishop of Toledo, Francisco Cerro Chaves.

It has been the Archbishopric of Toledo who has reported on Tuesday in a press release from the Ferrer decision, which will be effective since this Saturday, October 16, and that it has taken taking into account that its mandate concluded on November 5.

According to the statement, on Tuesday, the Archbishop of Toledo and the Dean of the Cathedral have met, "a cordial meeting" in which the dean "has expressed his full communion with Cerro Chaves and with the Diocesan Church."

He has also requested "institutional forgiveness" on his behalf and in that of the various instances of the Cabildo "insofar as they have had responsibility, for as many mistakes and faults they have been able to commit words, work and omission in the facts of the last days".

Over the course of the meeting, Ferrer has transmitted to Archbishop his opinion that he was "convenient to ask" to advance to the conclusion of his term at the head of the cathedral, scheduled for November 5, to Saturday, October 16 and "Archbishop has It had to accept the petition ".

The archbishopric has also specified that, by internal regulations of the Cabildo "in force for years", the money raised by extraordinary activities of the cathedral is destined for social works.

The resignation of Ferrer - which is Dean from the Cathedral of Toledo since November 2016 - occurs after the controversial generated following the recording of the video clip 'atheist' of C.Tangana and Nathy Pelus, in which both artists appear dancing and In sensual attitudes within the temple, among other stays in the Chapter Chamber.

After the discomfort that he began to manifest himself on social networks from the same day of his publication, which was Friday, October 8, Ferrer justified in a press release the video clip recording when affirming that the song "presents the story of a conversion through the Human love "and leaned on the letter of it:" I was atheist, but now I think, because a miracle like you have had to go down from heaven. "

He also argued that "at certain attitude of intolerance contrasts the understanding and reception of the Church, as manifested in the final sequences of the video" and, although it recognized that it is true that the video uses "a provocative visual language", Ferrer pointed out That the final result does not affect faith, because "it is a language proper to the culture of our time and has been attended to the good that it can produce in the far away."

However, hours later, the Archbishop of Toledo lamented "deeply" the recording of the video-clip inside the Cathedral of Spain, asked all the lay, consecrated and priests "that have been just injured by this Abuse of a sacred place "and said that" absolutely did not know the existence of this project, the content of the same and the final result. "

In addition, Cerro has summoned for next Sunday, October 17, coinciding with the beginning of the diocesan phase of the XVI Synod, "an invitation to repair sins", which has invited all parishes, associations and movements, to the Priests, consecrated and lay.

And last Sunday October 10, a thirty of faithful gathered in front of the cathedral to pray the Rosary as an act of repair.

Updated Date: 15 October 2021, 21:22

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