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An Evangelical Pope?

Terminus in WA Wrote: Feb 17, 2013 6:04 PM
Traditional Protestantism does not recognize Mormons as Christians either, for that matter. There have been lots of "religious" columns here over the years, and they frequently are controversial, like this one.

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...