The Catholic Church by Stewart
1. What are some distinctive themes of the pontificates of John Paul ll and (thus far) Pope Benedict XVl?
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Talked to the laity and was technological advance - giving truth to the history; breaking down Soviet
Pope Benedict XVl: Adopted relativism weeding out liberalism and radical thinkers, opposed homosexuality
o No changes made under his rule
2. What, according to Stewart, are the most significant unresolved questions and new challenges faced by the
Women becoming priests (1975 Canon Law Society of America denied than Pontifical Biblical Commission said
Dialogue with other religions?
Demonstrating need for CC to talk with Western Secular powers
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