Church Violence

“From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has suffered violence, and forceful people lay hold of it” (Matthew 11:12 NET).


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It was somewhen in the Fifties. Pater Leppich, a Jesuit, was speaking from the top of a truck with microphone, amplified in front of t: Stevens cathedral. The whole place was densely crowded. I also -like the crowd - was fascinated ( ! ) HE dares to say it !! - One sentence I remember - a typical classification of him : ""What husbands and wives do is nothing than mutual masturbation !! (well ´, that was just his main topic and matter and style

If you want to please the wordlings and the pious, just paint the voluptousness - but adding the Devil !"
(“willst du den Kindern der Welt und den Frommen geallen, so male die Wollust, doch male den Teufel dazu !” - Johann Wolfgang Goethe)

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