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An Evangelical Pope?

Troglodite Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 11:02 AM
Where: Somewhere here, I cited the rhetorical question from one of the Father of the Church, possibly St. Jerome: "Who would be mad enough to approach the Mother of God in order to know her carnally?" I suppose that St. Jerome would have thought it "guaranteed" that St. Joseph was NOT that mad and that no one would or could be. Perhaps he would have been less sanguine if he had known any Protestants, such as you, who would apparently have been happy to hump the Mother of God.

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...