Article Emphasizes, “Why Evangelical Leaders Love Pope Benedict XVI (And His Resignation)"
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In a Christianity
Today article highlighting the humanity of Pope Benedict XVI's decision to
resign, it infers he acknowledged that he could no longer carry out the huge task.
Mouw said the pope's tenure was troubled by some missteps. He mentioned that Benedict began a major
project to reform women's religious orders in the U.S. while the sex abuse
scandal was ongoing in the church, which was unhelpful. The pope also reinforced traditional Catholic
teachings on Mary and papal infallibility, emphasizing the theological divide
between Protestants and Catholics, said Mouw.
"Many of us--especially since the reforms of Vatican
II--have come to see the pope as one of the important teachers in the Christian
world," Mouw said. "As a teacher, I would give Benedict a 'B.'"
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