Editorial roundup: Williamson-Holocaust controversy
February 10, 2009
Op-ed writers continue to criticize Pope Benedict XVI for lifting the excommunications of four SSPX bishops-- with many writers seemingly unaware that the Vatican last Wednesday called upon Bishop Richard Williamson of the Society of St. Pius X to “absolutely, unambiguously, and publicly distance himself from his position on the Holocaust.”
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- Shmuley Boteach: The pope must condemn the Jew-haters in the Church (Jerusalem Post)
- Menachem Rosensaft: Vatican’s response to denial must be Holocaust education (JTA)
- Editorial: Mixed message on the Holocaust (Scranton Times-Tribune)
- Steve Hunegs: Holocaust-denying bishop: Questions for Winona seminary (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
- Celestine Bohlen: Pope Offers Olive Branch, Gets Sucker Punched (Bloomberg)
- Richard Cohen: Pope can’t accept bishop (Willoughby News-Herald)
- Dennis Prager: When a Priest Denies the Holocaust (Townhall)
- Samuel Rodriguez: Silence is acquiescence (On Faith)
- Clarifying status of SSPX, Vatican says Williamson must recant (CWN, Feb. 4)
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