The pope & Luther, fact-checked

The report that the Pope is set to rehabilitate Martin Luther, which we blogged about recently, turns out to have been greatly exaggerated; indeed, not true. M.Z. Hemingway reconstructs the shoddy journalism behind how the story got started.

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  • It’s much like the Christian Reformed Church’s conclusion that the extended answer to Q 80 of the Heidelberg Catechism didn’t “really” reflect Roman teaching. Upon closer investigation, it actually does because they have not actually changed substantially at any official level!

  • It’s much like the Christian Reformed Church’s conclusion that the extended answer to Q 80 of the Heidelberg Catechism didn’t “really” reflect Roman teaching. Upon closer investigation, it actually does because they have not actually changed substantially at any official level!

  • Jeffrey G

    It took them three days to clear up the misunderstanding. The whole thing looks like a trial balloon to me.

  • Jeffrey G

    It took them three days to clear up the misunderstanding. The whole thing looks like a trial balloon to me.