03 February 2009

To His Popishness: Time to resign

... says at least one Catholic theologian.
Criticism following the pope's Jan. 24 announcement has been particularly cutting in Germany, where denying the Holocaust is a crime punishable with a jail sentence.

"If the pope wants to do some good for the Church, he should leave his job," eminent liberal Catholic theologian Hermann Haering told the German daily Tageszeitung.

A senior Vatican official acknowledged the Vatican administration may have made "management errors" with the decision...

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