It happened to Pope John Paul II too

Like Pope Francis, John Paul II was repeatedly attacked for his statements in line with the Second Vatican Council regarding ecumenism, religious freedom and dialogue with other religions

The speed of the web and social networks that echo the message help to magnify what is happening - such as in the case of the so-called "filial correction” to Pope Francis - like as if nothing similar had ever happened before. A close look at the recent history of the Church shows that this is not the case, and helps place into the right slot the document signed by 79 scholars, … [Read more...]