Weigle Pounds Kung

by Steve Ray on April 21, 2010

Weigel rips Küng for attack on Pope Benedict

George Weigel takes Hans Küng to task for his vituperative personal attack on Pope Benedict XVI, calling it “mean-spirited condemnation of an old friend.” Weigel notes that Küng “single-handedly invented a new global personality-type– the dissident theologian as international media star.” However, he argues, the dissident’s timing is poor:
“…you relentlessly pursue your fifty-year quest for a liberal Protestant Catholicism, at precisely the moment when the liberal Protestant project is collapsing from its inherent theological incoherence.”

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theresa in Alberta April 22, 2010 at 7:43 AM

Thank you steve for your great apologetics, so that us catholics only have to read your articles or follow the links to have a ready answer when we are at our work place coffee break tables or out and about,so we can defend with christian charity our Lords Church and his beloved servant B16!!!!

Brian Dowd April 22, 2010 at 10:12 AM

Please correct the spelling in your headline “Weigle Pounds Kung.”

Sandra Lipari April 24, 2010 at 11:14 AM

Mr. Weigel’s articulation is “hitting the nail on the head” again! Cannot miss the point he is making and like a breath of fresh air, the pollution disperses.

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