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There is one thing I do not understand about the great news with anglicans rejoining our Holy Mother Church. This is: the complete absence in this process of the dicaster managed by card Kasper. Considering that , in the Roman Curia, he is the very instrument in charge with the unity of christians, hardly one could explain why the name of card Kasper was never pronounced in such a big affair. Your opinion ?
I've actually heard him comment on the present situation. I'll see if I can track that story down when I come him this evening.
http://cnsblog.wordpress.com/2009/10/20/...anglicans/

(10-27-2009, 04:17 AM)Fortunatus Wrote: [ -> ]There is one thing I do not understand about the great news with anglicans rejoining our Holy Mother Church. This is: the complete absence in this process of the dicaster managed by card Kasper. Considering that , in the Roman Curia, he is the very instrument in charge with the unity of christians, hardly one could explain why the name of card Kasper was never pronounced in such a big affair. Your opinion ?
(10-27-2009, 08:50 AM)glgas Wrote: [ -> ]http://cnsblog.wordpress.com/2009/10/20/...anglicans/

(10-27-2009, 04:17 AM)Fortunatus Wrote: [ -> ]There is one thing I do not understand about the great news with anglicans rejoining our Holy Mother Church. This is: the complete absence in this process of the dicaster managed by card Kasper. Considering that , in the Roman Curia, he is the very instrument in charge with the unity of christians, hardly one could explain why the name of card Kasper was never pronounced in such a big affair. Your opinion ?

Wow … Cardinal Kasper speaks as though it were a sad thing that the Church "cannot shut the door" to Anglicans who wish to convert. Crazy
Can't open linlk. Can someone post the article
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(10-27-2009, 09:25 AM)devotedknuckles Wrote: [ -> ]Can't open linlk. Can someone post the article
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You are better off not reading it, but:

Quote:VATICAN CITY — Presenting a book last week on the results of 40 years of dialogue with Anglicans, Lutherans, Methodists and members of the Reformed churches, the Vatican’s chief ecumenist was asked about rumors that special provisions would be made for Anglicans wanting to enter into full communion with the Catholic Church. The special provision was announced today.

Cardinal Walter Kasper, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, told reporters at the book presentation, “We are not fishing in the Anglican lake; proselytism is not the policy of the Catholic Church.

“But if there are people who obeying their consciences want to become Catholic, we cannot shut the door,” he said.

The movement of Anglicans to the Catholic Church is not new. And it’s not unheard of for Catholics to join the Anglican Communion.

Cardinal Kasper said, “I think there is an agreement between us and the (Anglican) Archbishop of Canterbury that we have to respect their freedom of conscience and freedom of religion.”

At the same time, he said, “we want to continue our dialogue with the Anglican Communion and there is no change in our policy, we go on in our dialogue and in November we will have our meeting” with Anglican representatives aimed at starting a new round of dialogue by the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission.

The question of Anglicans joining the Catholic Church is not a matter dealt with directly by the Christian unity council, but by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. A Catholic who wants to become an Anglican or an Anglican who wants to become a Catholic is dealing with “a matter of conscience, a question of faith that must be respected by all partners,” Cardinal Kasper said.

“Nevertheless ecumenical dialogue is not aimed at making proselytism, that is a personal decision for everybody and it’s a work of the Holy Spirit we cannot interfere with.”
Cardinal Kasper: "proselytism is not the policy of the Catholic Church."

(10-27-2009, 10:21 AM)PeterII Wrote: [ -> ]Cardinal Kasper: "proselytism is not the policy of the Catholic Church."

From the article, it seems like he thinks we need to trade Catholics for Anglicans to be fair.

I think that is a good idea. All the people in the Church who do not accept the teachings of the Church, can go to the Anglicans. I'm sure they'll be happy when they are liberated and free to believe anything they want, and have equal men, women, fornicating "bishops".
I don't know to laugh or
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Laugh this cardinal is a joke. To bad he has the power to be a bad one
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(10-27-2009, 10:21 AM)PeterII Wrote: [ -> ]Cardinal Kasper: "proselytism is not the policy of the Catholic Church."

What's the other word for that... evangelism?
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