I just learned of this noble statement in defense of the Church’s UN-changeable teachings. Cardinal Burke is among its signatories.
As confusion abounds, what is so lamentable is that those who are hoping to see everlasting laws bend are having their wishes granted, so it seems. In fact, these laws cannot bend. They are for the good of persons. The laws are the roadmap towards true and lasting happiness. So, those who are focused only on earthly happiness are rejoicing at the apparent bending of non-bendable laws. They are rejoicing in deception, thinking it is not deception. This is what is most lamentable.
Indeed, we should be angered. Our love for our brothers, who are being confused and abused, should lead us to be angry about this situation. And constructive anger leads to action.
Here, we find a noble effort of defense of the good of marriage and morality. All for the sake of the little ones. Let us abandon the 99 righteous, who already know and love and live their unconfused faith, and seek the 1 unrighteous wanderer, who perhaps will convert if the truth is presented clearly to him and the power to live it is offered.
In fact, it is the opposite. There are many more who are confused and wandering, and few who are unconfused and loving the truth. Thus, we fulfill this parable in a different way in these days of confusion and so-sad wandering, like sheep wandering, according to its true essence.
Here is the link: http://www.filialappeal.org/