Sunday, 21 November 2010

The Pope on condom use

Some sensationalist reports in the media are claiming a shift in the Churches position based on some remarks the Pope made in a book.  Don't believe it.

The short extracts, which L'Osservatore Romano, being its usual helpful self on these type of issues, are highly selected, and have been taken out of context.

For some perspective on what the Pope actually said and what it really means see:
**Update: The Vatican has issued a clarifying statement, see my post on 'Cath News oh Cath News'...

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