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Cardinal Carlo Martini: The Last Liberal Catholic Bishop?

posted on September 11, 2012

At the Huffington Post, Alessandro Speciale writes about the recent death of Cardinal Carlo Martini and the void that his death has left within the liberal wing of the Catholic Church. Cardinal Martini called for church reform on issues that many within the Vatican shied away from, such as homosexuality and priestly celibacy. Martini’s unique stance “allowed him to be an independent voice in the church that prizes conformity to tradition” writes Speciale. 

Read at Huffington Post