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.

About Gene Veith

Professor of Literature at Patrick Henry College, the Director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary, a columnist for World Magazine and TableTalk, and the author of 18 books on different facets of Christianity & Culture.

  • http://www.reformationucc.org Charles

    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!

  • http://www.reformationucc.org Charles

    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.


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