Thursday, January 13, 2011

If you really think you’re more Catholic than the pope, you’re on your way to the funny farm: The interfaith pilgrimage to Assisi doesn’t compromise a single Catholic belief By William Oddie

This is the way Pope Benedict understands this event: “I will make a pilgrimage to the town of St Francis,” he said, “inviting my Christian brethren of different confessions, leaders of the world’s religious traditions and, in their hearts, all men and women of good will, to join me on this journey in order to commemorate that important historical gesture of my predecessor, and solemnly to renew the commitment of believers of all religions to live their religious faith as a service to the cause of peace.”

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