Posts tagged "doctrine"

Limbo’ed

29 December 2005 Ian Fisher of The New York Times News Service, undertakes a thoughtful investigation of the Vatican’s plans to remove the theory of limbo from Catholic doctrine — a question that was discussed at this month’s meeting of 30 Catholic theologians who advise Pope Benedict XVI. Though the Pope has not weighed in...

Limbo Babies

The second-hottest story to come out of the Vatican this week concerns the eternal souls of babies — unchristened and still full of original sin — righteous pre-Christians, and the classical sages. The Guardian reports that 30 leading Catholic theologians met yesterday to discuss a document that would remove the concept of “Limbo” — a...