Roman Catholicism

"Williams, the spiritual leader of Anglicans worldwide, will visit the Vatican on Nov. 17 in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity"

“The visit follows the resignations of five Anglican bishops who converted to the Roman Catholic Church.”
Anglican Head to Visit Vatican for Unity Celebration

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Synod of Catholic Bishops: Israel Can't Use Bible to Justify Claim to Land

“The final statement of the two-week Synod of Bishops of the Middle East in Rome that ended Saturday blamed Israel for the conflict between the Jewish state and the Palestinians.
It rejected the use of the biblical position of the Promised Land to justify Jewish settlement of the West Bank.” More (JTA)

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"Conventional wisdom holds that the papacy is increasingly a millstone around Roman Catholicism’s neck"

The Pope and the Crowds

“the church’s exclusive theological claims and stringent moral message don’t go over well in a multicultural, sexually liberated society. But the example of Catholicism’s rivals suggests that the church might well be much worse off if it had simply refashioned itself to fit the prevailing values of the age. That’s what the denominations of mainline Protestantism have done, across the last four decades — and instead of gaining members, they’ve dwindled into irrelevance.”

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