02 August 2007

Ut unum sint

There have been many written reactions to the recent document “Responses to Some Questions Regarding Certain Aspects of the Doctrine on the Church,” issued by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Some of them have been juvenile, others hateful and purposely obtuse, and some have been thoughtful. Have a look at this article, and see if you find it as good as I think it is. Written by Christopher Wells, a doctoral candidate in theology at the University of Notre Dame, I was astonished to read it in the pages of an Episcopalian publication, “The Living Church.”