His period in office saw an unparalleled decline in the Church’s fortunes, with the influence of the once mighty Belgian Church reduced to insignificance. Danneels was also implicated in the cover-…More
His period in office saw an unparalleled decline in the Church’s fortunes, with the influence of the once mighty Belgian Church reduced to insignificance. Danneels was also implicated in the cover-up of child abuse, but despite this he enjoyed the confidence of Pope Francis to the end.
telegraph.co.uk

Cardinal Godfried Danneels

Controversial liberal head of the Catholic Church in Belgium who presided over 30 years of decline
Better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.
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