Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Pope: Critics

I’ll watch this more over the next few days/weeks but both CNN and Fox have had some articles about the Pope’s conservative and traditionalist values. I’ve listed below some articles from both over the last few days. CNN’s articles speak more to desired reform on the part of critics than Fox.

CNN:

Pope's ban on contraception caused rift (04.06.2005)
Rosa Maria Domingos Soares, a 52-year-old Brazilian housemaid and passionate Catholic, fondly remembers her grandparents' family.

Pope's reign full of contradictions, critics say (04.04.2005)
As world leaders hailed Pope John Paul as a force for peace, Catholic reformers critical of his traditionalist stand on Church dogmas took issue with his 26-year papacy, which ended with his death on Saturday.

Poll: U.S. Catholics would support changes (04.03.2005)
A majority of U.S. Catholics surveyed want the next pope to have a theological outlook similar to that of Pope John Paul II, but they would also like to see changes on issues such as birth control, stem cell research and allowing priests to marry, according to a CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll released Sunday.

FOX:

Papal Electors Bring New List of Concerns - Sunday, April 03, 2005 - VATICAN CITY — The last time the College of Cardinals (search) gathered to select a pope, the Cold War (search) dominated the globe,...

The Pope's Successor May Disappoint Church Critics - Thursday, March 31, 2005 - Dr. William Donohue Those who are banking on the next pope to be someone who will undo much of the work of Pope John Paul II are in for a...

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