Complex world needs clear essentials of Gospel, Pope tells theologians

Posted December 30, 2017 3:41 pm by Editor

Complex world needs clear essentials of Gospel, Pope tells theologians

VATICAN – In an increasingly complex world of unprecedented scientific and technological challenges, theologians must communicate what is essential about life and help Christians proclaim God’s merciful, saving grace, Pope Francis told a group of Italian theologians.The theologians’ task requires being “faithful and anchored” to the teachings of the Second Vatican Council and continuing the council’s focus on the church “letting itself be enriched by the perennial newness of Christ’s Gospel,” he said.Speaking Dec. 29 at the Vatican to members of the Italian Theological Association, which was celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Pope said theologians and other church workers must

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