I did not say that he is doing “nothing” as a Bishop. Read it again. I have repeated what he has stated: As a Bishop, he does not want to lead. Which means, he wants as a Catholic Bishop to "sit back" his Miter and His Crosier.
Have you people lost your Catechism?
The symbolism of the Miter is of the Two- Horns of Moses; one of Authority, and one of God’s Law.
The symbolism of the Crosier is of the Staff of Aaron; the authority of a Shepherd to lead.
It is here that our Lord gave Bishop Williamson both the Miter and the Crosier in 1988 to fulfill his role in the Catholic Church as a Bishop to lead our Lord’s flock in this world.
Bishop Williamson, like it or not, is in Stewardship of these two-Divine prerogatives and he will answer to God for what he had done with them. Like us in our own functions and duties.
This unfortunate “Authority Crippled II” is in Bishop Williamson’s own handwriting that he is NOT going to lead; he states that God will have to do it Himself to lead the sheep in this mess.
Not so! That is why the Good God has always used human instruments in the economy of salvation towards our neighbor.
“If you Love me, feed my Sheep…” says our Lord to his Bishops.
To “feed” our Lord’s sheep is not only to give to him or her good quality grass (Doctrine), but also to LEAD the sheep through the desert to the Living Waters of Eternal Life.
Bishop Williamson states, as a BISHOP, he only wishes to go around and teach; not lead.
He needs to reconsider his function and role as a Bishop in the Catholic Church.
Please do not make him into a cult figure. Get you minds out of the narrow views of looking through a "forest. Bishop Williamson is a BISHOP of the Catholic Church
; not just some little confined or "consignment" of a Bishop of a little group called SSPX. The problem and the crisis in the Church is bigger than what many of you wish to put him into a little box.
It is much bigger than that...He needs to see that a new crisis has arisen in the Catholic Church and he needs to respond to that crisis; not lay down his powers. No one else can do it, we cannot, a BISHOP needs to lead -period!
He needs encouragement from all of us; not an endorsement to be a Catholic BISHOP to let our Lord's sheep go scattered in the mire.
That is not Catholic. Look it up.
See also: http://www.cathinfo.com/catholic.php/Eleison-Comments-307-Authority-Crippled