Cardinal Levada, Indian bishops focus on 'pluralist' theologians
Catholic World News - January 21, 2011
The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has joined Indian bishops in a week-long discussion of that country's theologians.
Cardinal William Levada has joined 28 Indian bishops and 26 theologians in the closed-door discussions, which are being held in Bangalore. “We are discussing the role of the Indian theologians as responsible theologians,” said Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the president of the Indian bishops’ conference.
The discussions reportedly center on inculturation, pluralism, and the unique role of Christ and the Church in salvation. In India, some influential theologians have argued that Christianity is one of many different routes to salvation and truth: an argument that appeals to India’s tradition of religious pluralism, but falls short of Catholic orthodoxy.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our August expenses ($21,772 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!