With the selection of Joseph Ratzinger, it looks like the Catholic Church is poised to continue the regression started by John Paul II following the ideological enlightenment fostered by John XXIII:
|....As John Paul's doctrinal overseer, Ratzinger disciplined Latin American "liberation theology" theologians, denounced homosexuality and gay marriage and pressured Asian priests who saw non-Christian religions as part of God's plan for humanity. |
In a document in 2000, he branded other Christian churches as deficient -- shocking Anglicans, Lutherans and other Protestants in ecumenical dialogue with Rome for years....
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