Friday, April 9, 2010

Lutheran Theologian on Pope Benedict: The Dictatorship of Relativism Strikes Back - and Goes Nuclear

h/t to Kevin Knight over at New Advent for this excellent article by John Stephenson, a Lutheran theologian.

The secular press has had it in for Joseph Ratzinger for going on three decades. Before his election as Pope in the spring of 2005, he was routinely derided in his homeland as the Panzerkardinal (“tank cardinal”) and caricatured in North America as the “Enforcer” or even the “Rottweiler.” The roots of this negative reputation stretch back at least as far as the book-length interview he granted to the Italian journalist Vittorio Messori that catapulted him to global fame when published as The Ratzinger Report in 1985. Prior to that juncture, as a heavyweight German academic who had leapfrogged over a major episcopal see (Munich-Freising) to become a leading official in the Roman curia (as cardinal prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith) under the still new John Paul II, Ratzinger’s was hardly a household name.

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Talk about Nuclear!
Now, just to show that it has gone nuclear we have this from  UN Judge: Pope Should be Prosecuted at International Criminal Court for "Crimes against Humanity".  That's it - I'm awarding this judge the "Kangaroo Court" award of the year.

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