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An Evangelical Pope?

Troglodite Wrote: Feb 17, 2013 9:56 PM
Re the 9:42 post. The "he" in the phrase "on the assumption that he had children by a prior marriage" refers to Joseph. I apologize for any confusion that I may have caused here. Obviously, Jesus was not married and did not have children.

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...