Archbishop Chaput critiques retired Vatican cardinal’s praise of Obama
Catholic World News - October 06, 2009
Writing in Il Foglio, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver has responded to an article by Cardinal Georges Marie Martin Cottier, the Swiss Dominican who served as the theologian of the Pontifical Household from 1990 to 2005 and had offered an extremely positive interpretation of President Barack Obama’s remarks at the University of Notre Dame on May 17. “Regrettably and unintentionally, Cardinal Cottier’s articulate essay undervalues the gravity of what happened at Notre Dame,” writes Archbishop Chaput. "It also overvalues the consonance of President Obama’s thinking with Catholic teaching."
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