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← Violating Cardinal Newman's wishes

Stella's Avatar Jump to comment 26 by Stella

A saint? Really?

'In 1863 in a response to Thomas William Allies, while agreeing that slavery was bad, he could not condemn it as "intrinsically evil" as it had been tolerated by St Paul—asserting that slavery is "a condition of life ordained by God in the same sense that other conditions of life are."'

-John Noonan, 'A Church That Can and Cannot Change', 2005, via Wiki

Mon, 26 Apr 2010 18:53:00 UTC | #463146