Thursday, July 28, 2016

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS SIGN?

Posted by Robert Klitzkie



Junglewatch Nation have you seen this sign?

Yesterday Apostolic Administrator Hon used Doublespeak to tap dance his way through a press conference in the "crying room" of the Cathedral.

Hon "reached out" to all of the island's media outlets by showing himself to be the Master of Doublespeak. Near the beginning of his remarks Hon said, "I am committed to serving in the Archdiocese in an open and transparent manner..." One wonders what Hon's idea of opacity would look like.  "...Open and transparent manner..." from Hon? Doublespeak.

In the Q&A following the press conference there was more Doublespeak as Hon spoke about the two priests that have become the cause célèbre of the laity. Msgr. James was promised the due process that Apuron denied him when he was summarily sacked two years ago. That means that this time around Msgr. James will be given notice of the charges against him and the opportunity to be heard on those charges. Restoration to his position at the Cathedral, etc? Nope, just due process.

By now all you Junglewatch buffs have seen the Decree of Removal Prot. No. 013-074 signed by Apuron on November 12, 2013.  Hon didn't say that the degree was revoked or that he "recanted" it even though "recant" seemed to be the word of the day. Hon did have some gentle words for Fr. Paul along the lines that a canon lawyer had found that Paul hadn't been disobedient. The gentle words, however are far short of the restoration to the position of Pastor at Santa Barbara that the laity had worked so diligently for on Paul's behalf for the past three years. Doublespeak.

Hon showed that he understands that TV is a visual medium by dressing the room nicely with priests including the two recipients of his deceptively kind words. Fr. Paul didn't disappoint as he spoke to the press in appropriately reverent tones about his faux victory after the press conference.

Hon  alleged  that he was out of the game as far as Apuron's misconduct is concerned, that matter coming within the jurisdiction of Congregation of the Doctrine of Faith, failing to tell us that the recent Moto Proprio arguably lays jurisdiction of such matters in the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, the Secretary of which is one Archbishop Savio Hon. Doublespeak.

With respect to that congregation, "...Congregation has diligently kept the Holy Father informed about the process in order to receive his prompt advice or directives. I will report on the progress of this matter as information becomes available to me." Has Hon reported anything to us? No. Has the "... Congregation...diligently kept the Holy Father informed?" Hon says yes. Doublespeak.

Hon wound up his performance with what sounded like a noble invitation. Hon said, "...my sincere desire to personally meet with Mr. Quintinilla, Mrs. Concepcion, Mr. Denton, and Mr. Sondia." Hon goes on to say he'll travel to meet with them off-island or "...arrange for their travel to Guam to meet with me."  Hon then asks that the four contact him or his secretary.

This sounds so noble until one remembers that a lawsuit pends in the Superior Court, that David Lujan, Esq. represents the four and John Terlaje, Esq. represents the Archdiocese. Lujan and Terlaje have had extensive correspondence. Given the participation of counsel, how likely is it that Attorney Lujan's clients are going to cozy up with Hon after all that has transpired, suit has been filed and Hon has been served with a summons and complaint? Not very. Yet by PUBLICLY making the offer Hon can appear to be magnanimous at the expense of Roy, Doris, Walter and Roland. Like a godfather in reverse, Hon made them an offer they couldn't accept. Doublespeak.

There was one deviation from Doublespeak into Zerospeak.  In his entire speech Hon never mentioned Apuron.  Not even once!

12 comments:

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    1. Fr. Jacques Hamel was beheaded by Isis while celebrating the Sacrifice of the Holy Mass became an instant martyr. I believe, by parting in holding this sign while picketing in front of the Cathedral is one small step to take becoming a martyr, and for our Savior who gave us life, I would love to?

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  2. The word is subterfuge.
    He is Master of its soul meaning.

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  3. We needed a leader and they send us a bureaucrat! The Civil War was filled with Union Generals who lost opportunities or entire battles because they had to staff study the situation before they would act. So many lives lost. So many victories slipped away. Hon is taking the same approach. Assign committees and staff study everything! Oh a law suit! Let's act! No worries Hon, not a term of endearment, if you keep staff studying everything another law suit may come your way.

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    1. Hon wants to be McClellan, Joe. We need to help him become Grant.

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  4. Pilate washed his hands. How so convenient!

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  5. There was some great testimony today at the legislature--ALL in SUPPORT of Bill 326-33 (new version) which when passed into law, will lift the statute of limitation for civil claims relating to child sex abuse, and giving more latitude for those children--now adults who are victims then, to seek restitution and justice for the heinous acts committed against them when they were just children or teenagers.

    I watched Archbishop Hon conduct his press release yesterday. I was not impressed with the fluff he was spewing. Nothing of substance, all just "feel good" talk! Come on, Archbishop Hon, don't insult the intelligence of the people of Guam! You are now acting because you are faced with answering for Apuron's follies and crimes in a Court of law! Keep it up and you may be complicit in hiding his crimes if something comes up that will not be affected by the statute of limitation for CRIMINAL sexual abuse of minors.

    For all the screams and cries for justice, financial transparency to tell us where our money is going; and keeping the Neocatechumenal Way movement in check otherwise kick them out of Guam and Saipan--yes they are there also, what do we get from you--window dressing of members of the clergy at your press conference yesterday, to effectively say nothing of substance! All platitudes. . . feeling good talk. Sorry, Archbishop Hon. You have to do better than that. Unfortunately, Archbishop Hon, you showed no commitment of doing something to right the wrongs caused by Apuron. You are too reactionary. Why don't you be proactive and be more sincere in what you want to do. Do not give us "doublespeak" and expect us to swallow it without question. At this point in time, after two months, you have accomplished NOTHING, just a lot of "kumbaya feel good" talk! if you are the best the Vatican can send to Guam to clean up the mess of Apuron and the Neocatechumenal Way, then maybe Pope Francis himself needs to come here to clean up this mess, because apparently you are not following his order to act swiftly.

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    1. Is it time to start using the sign on the picket line?

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    2. Yes Bob. Hon who is nothing but a NEO cult sympathizer who lacks any pastoral experience needs to be told to GO HOME. We are tired of his reckless attitude towards what divides this Archdioces.

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    3. We're picketing at the Cathedral 0900 to.0945 today. Come on down and tell us you want to use the sign next Sunday. You can also make that comment on this site.

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  6. Include "NO TO NEOS!" and "OUT, YOU NEOS!"

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    1. I agree, we should not loose sight of the fact that the NCW with their Heretical doctrines, their objective to destroy the church and replace it with Kiko's and Carmen's rendition, are also very instrumental in the division of this Archdiocese, All the fake and superficial responses that we are seeing from Hon is nothing more than pacifiers to make it appear that something is being done. I am willing to bet that Brother Hon is a walking NCW, just like his boss, his kissing up and supporting the NCW cause in Guam is very obvious, HON is also taking focus away from the NCW being the cause of all this ruckus. The NCW Evil must leave Guam, we must not settle for anything less.

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