Latest news: A Free Church theologian has criticised the Holy Father’s visit

From the sublime to the ridiculous: A Free Church theologian has criticised the Holy Father’s visit and suggested Scots are ‘suckers for funny costumes’ and ‘love to see old men dressed in ancient Roman togas’.

http://news.scotsman.com/scotland/Theologian-claims-we-should-celebrate.6410704.jp

The law allowing women to be made bishops in the Church of England goes before the Church’s General Synod today after a last-minute intervention by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/10496972.stm

Cuba took the first steps toward releasing 52 political prisoners as the island’s Catholic Church notified five they would be freed soon in a deal struck with the Cuban government that drew praise from Washington.

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE66760320100708

Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, has welcomed the news of Cuba’s possible release of 52 political prisoners a day after the country’s Catholic Church made the announcement. Video stream at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37clilRJaiI

Venezuelan cardinal target of ‘verbal aggression,’ says Vatican paper.

http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/1002814.htm

Chinese Bishop Giulio Jia Zhiguo, who was arrested last year after holding a meeting on the state of the Roman Catholic Church in China, has been released.

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hbTVStEjLPCFoXpqxQ2AFAwO38sw

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One Response to “Latest news: A Free Church theologian has criticised the Holy Father’s visit”

  1. berenike Says:

    Given they think the Pope is the Antichrist, you’d think the Wee Frees would make somewhat more substantial criticisms of the visit.

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