Rigid Traditionalists?

... Who called traditionalists rigid? Not the pope.To be clear, the pope said rigid uniformists.“Uniformists” who believe that everyone in the Church should be just like them. ”They are rigid!” said the Pope. “They do not have that freedom the Holy Spirit gives,” and they confuse what Jesus preached with their “own doctrine of uniformity.” Jesus never wanted the church to be so rigid, Pope Francis said. Such people “call themselves Catholics, but their rigid attitude distances the … [Read more...]

What Did This Pope Really Say – Are Atheists Redeemed By Good Works…

... You know what we really need; a blog called What Did This Pope Really Say, manned by top Catholic thinkers - meaning, not me - to counter the secular media's propensity to skew His Holiness's words to fit a particular narrative.The HuffPo headlines screams, Pope Francis Says Atheists Who Do Good Are Redeemed, Not Just Catholics.The article then goes on to pick, out of context, the juiciest comments..."The Lord created us in His image and likeness, and we are the image of the … [Read more...]