Nov 18, 2007

Pope is Moving Faster

Even though (or perhaps because) he is 80 years old, Pope Benedict is moving faster to implement his goals. The Telegraph's Damian Thompson describes how the Pope is "revealing his programme of reform. And it is breathtakingly ambitious."
The 80-year-old Pontiff is planning a purification of the Roman liturgy in which decades of trendy innovations will be swept away. This recovery of the sacred is intended to draw Catholics closer to the Orthodox and ultimately to heal the 1,000 year Great Schism. But it is also designed to attract vast numbers of conservative Anglicans, who will be offered the protection of the Holy Father if they covert en masse.

The liberal cardinals don't like the sound of it at all.

The full article is here.

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