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Cantalamessa: Benedict XVI’s Resignation "Democratized" Papal Office

Benedict XVI’s resignation constituted a significant step on the path to "humanizing" and "democratizing" the papal office according to liberal Father Raniero Cantalamessa, 84, the longtime preacher …
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Cantalamessa insisted at least three times that “mandatory celibacy can be abolished” since it is not a divine law, even though he said he encouraged…More
Cantalamessa insisted at least three times that “mandatory celibacy can be abolished” since it is not a divine law, even though he said he encouraged priests to live out this charism.
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Which only serves to confirm the Barnhardt hypothesis. It's not possible to "democratize the papal office." To attempt to do so by semi-resignation …More
Which only serves to confirm the Barnhardt hypothesis. It's not possible to "democratize the papal office." To attempt to do so by semi-resignation renders said resignation null and void.
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