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By Abp. Carlo Maria Viganò, Church Militant, July 18, 2021
The duty of Catholics today
Editor’s note: In the following letter, Abp. Carlo Maria Viganò is responding to and building upon the recent Duc in Altum blog article “While the Pope Is in the Hospital” by Aldo Maria Valli.
Dear Dr. Valli,
I was moved when I read your reflections on the state of the Church and on the “migration” of Catholics from a dying reality to a new, more combative and guerilla dimension, as you wrote, using an image taken from a well-known radio meditation given by the young Joseph Ratzinger.
This migration is not a migration out of the Mystical Body to a human and utopian reality created in the minds of those who lament the loss of the past and are disgusted with the present. Because if this were our temptation, we would be committing a betrayal of the Church herself, separating ourselves from her and thus precluding our salvation, which She alone ensures to Her members. …