Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Reactionary: a man walking backwards with his face to the future.

I see from the newspaper, that Benedict XVI, Bishop of Rome, Vicar of Christ, Successor of Peter, Supreme Pontiff, Primate of Italy, and Servant of the Servants of God, is rolling back the clock.

Following Vatican II, it became indelicate among the faithful to talk trash about Jews and other Christian denominations. Now in the space of one week, the Pope seems to have twice shrugged his shoulders and signaled that perhaps some of the old ways are worth restoring. [1, 2]

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