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An Evangelical Pope?

soliton2 Wrote: Feb 17, 2013 10:22 AM
The Church existed BEFORE the bible. The Catholic Church and it's teachings can be traced to the time of Christ. The Church established (and indeed compiled) the new testament texts.

The media, including some in the Christian media, throw around the word evangelical with little understanding of its proper definition. Most recently, the media has done this in referring to Pope Benedict XVI as the “Evangelical Pope.”

In an attempt to say he’s a missionary-minded Pope, or a proselytizing Pope, they impart a title that would probably make him most uncomfortable.

I have a deep respect for Pope Benedict. Respect for his impressive intellect. Respect for his strong stand on moral issues. Respect for his belief in the uniqueness of Jesus Christ for salvation. Respect for his levelheadedness in understanding other...