The Vatican demanded Wednesday that a bishop who denied the Holocaust recant his positions before being fully admitted into the Roman Catholic Church.
The Vatican also said in a statement that Pope Benedict XVI didn't know about Bishop Richard Williamson's views when he agreed to lift his excommunication and that of three other ultraconservative bishops Jan. 21.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI said Thursday any minimization of the Holocaust was unacceptable, especially for a priest, as he met with Jewish leaders in hopes of ending the rancor over a bishop who denied 6 million Jews were kil... Read Post
ROME -- Close on the heels of the pope's rehabilitation of a group of schismatic bishops, including one who denied the Holocaust, a second scandal has compounded a debate within the church over whether Pope Benedict XVI's focus on d... Read Post
It took a worldwide outcry, but the Vatican is now saying that Holocaust-denying Bishop Richard Williamson must recant. VATICAN CITY – The Vatican on Wednesday demanded that a prelate who denied the Holocaust recant his positions be... Read Post