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An Evangelical Pope?

Troglodite Wrote: Feb 17, 2013 1:58 PM
IFS: I am "born again" every time that I go to Confession and I deepen my "personal relationship" with Jesus Christ every time that I worthily receive Him in Holy Communion. If we are to be rude and attribute cluelessness to each other, I must say that is a shame that YOU are clueless about these things.

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...