Pope Benedict

How Can Some “Smart” People Be Such Idiots!?

February 10, 2009

Hans Küng says Obama would make a better Pope The dissident theologian Hans Küng has suggested that Barack Obama would be a better pope than Benedict XVI. “The mood in the church is oppressive,” Küng told a German outlet.  “Benedict is unteachable in matters of birth control and abortion, arrogant and without transparency and restrictive [...]

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George Weigel on the Recent Lifting of Excommunication

February 5, 2009

Rome’s Reconciliation Writing for Newsweek, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel explores and explains Pope Benedict XVI’s lifting of excommunication of four Lefebvrist bishops, including Holocaust denier Richard Williamson: “the lifting of Williamson’s excommunication in no way constitutes a papal endorsement of Williamson’s lunatic view of history, or a retraction of John Paul II’s 1998 [...]

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Things Could Heat up for Catholics

January 5, 2009

Here is a video of a woman attacking the Pope at a midnight Mass, presumably over the issue of homosexuality. Read also about the homosexual vandalization of a Catholic Church in San Francisco. Catholics will certainly be the targets as things heat up. Why? Because we speak the truth about morality, sexuality and live in [...]

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The Pope on St. Paul

November 30, 2008

Every Wednesday Pope Benedict XVI gives a catechesis at his General Audience. He has given talks on the Apostles and the Church Fathers. These eventually become books. Lately, during the Year of St. Paul, I have thoroughly enjoyed his talks on the life and teachings of St. Paul. They will eventually be compiled into a [...]

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Pope Says Luther was Right — with a Caveat

November 20, 2008

Pope Benedict has been using his Wednesday audiences to give briliant talks on St. Paul. This week his topic was “On St. Paul and Justification.” In the talk he comments on Luther and says he was correct in his idea of faith alone if it is understood properly. He gives a balanced and precise explanation. [...]

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Impact of Pope’s Visit to America

April 21, 2008

Attached are comments by EWTN News Anchor Raymond Arroyo on the Pope’s visit to the U.S. for use in stories analyzing the impact of the Pope’s visit. God bless!  “Journalists are now calling inquiring about whether the Pope's trip was successful and what impact it has had. I stand by two sentences I wrote weeks [...]

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