Posted: June 18, 2012 by Ty in Spirituality

Add your thoughts here… (optional)The media roots out sources of conflict and truth, the Devil, is not an omnipotent anti-God, rather he is a fallen angel, a created being that only gets as much control/authority in our lives as God or ourselves permit. So for an institution to become destabilized due to “The Devil” is admitting that there is not a core of God’s love, grace and hope and the epicentre of the church infrastructure. So Pope Benedict, is it Christ we strive for in hope and love and trust, or is it the Devil we dwell with?

National Post | Life

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican’s number 2 accused the media on Monday of trying “to imitate Dan Brown” in their coverage of the VatiLeaks scandal and said the Roman Catholic Church’s latest travails were part of the Devil’s attempt to destabilize it.

The interview with Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, who ranks second only to Pope Benedict in the Vatican’s hierarchy, was the latest attempt at damage control by senior Vatican officials since the leaks scandal began in January.

In a rare interview with the Italian Catholic magazine Famiglia Cristiana, Bertone, the Vatican’s secretary of state, accused the media of “intentionally ignoring” the good things the Church does while dwelling on scandals.

“Many journalists are playing the game of trying to imitate Dan Brown,” said Bertone, referring to the best-selling author of novels such as “The Da Vinci Code” and “Angels and Demons.”

“They [journalists] continue to invent fairy tales and repeat…

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