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Vatican: Holocaust-denying bishop must recant

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.
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Pope Condemns Holocaust Denial

News : Huffington Post (6 years ago)

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

Pope's Scandals Threaten To Alienate Mainstream Catholics

News : Huffington Post (6 years ago)

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

Vatican: Holocaust Denying Bishop Must 'Recant'

Politics / US Politics : Little Green Footballs (6 years ago)

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


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