Douglas Milewski (dacuteturtle) wrote,
Douglas Milewski

Catholocism vs Fundamentalism

A Vatican Cardinal [Paul Poupardcardinal] said Thursday the faithful should listen to what secular modern science has to offer, warning that religion risks turning into "fundamentalism" if it ignores scientific reason. Foxnews.

Interesting. It seems that Pope Benedict has decided that fundamentalism is a problem. First, we see an announcment that the Bible is not the literal word of God. Now, we have the church commenting on scientific reason, and specifically uses the word "fundamentalism." Quite interesting.

I must conclude that fundamentalism is at its apex. Once you've swung to the right of the Catholic Church, there ain't much more right that you can go. You also have a well respected, well known, and more-Christian-than-thou Patriarch sponsoring these anti-fundamentalist announcements.

In short, the fundamentalists have had it out of the Catholics, and now the Catholics feel they must be disassociated from fundamentalism or be besmirched by them.

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