Archive for May 31st, 2013
Reforming the Vatican may be like nailing jelly to the wall; nothing sticks, but it does leave a mark
Vatican Reform May Be Slow, Bit It Is Inevitable, by Dr. John C. Keng, ucanews.com
In a commentary published on May 1 on ucanews.com, Father William Grimm threw out a punch line title: ‘Reforming the Vatican is like nailing jelly to a wall.’ He is right to say that jelly will not stick to the wall; however, it will leave a mark. Does it matter? I think so. It adds to the momentum of the global outcry to wake up the most chronically nostalgic papacy in recent memory and bring up-to-date anachronistic Church teachings.”
What could new USCCB doctrinal head mean to future theological debate?
New Doctrinal Watchdog: Theological Intervention Sometimes Necessary, by Joshua McElwee, National Catholic Reporter
The new head of the U.S. bishops’ office that has in recent years attracted controversy for criticizing theologians has said he hopes to be in dialogue with those theologians but may sometimes have to make interventions to ‘make sure that the faith is being handed down intact.'”