Wherein Card. Kasper tells us what we can and can’t say

Posted March 5, 2018 5:41 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Wherein Card. Kasper tells us what we can and can’t say

This from Jesuit-run Amerika:
Cardinal Kasper: Quit throwing around the word ‘heretic’ [Hmmm.  I’ll bet he says that!]
Think twice before calling someone a “heretic.”
That is the seemingly simple advice from Cardinal Walter Kasper, the prominent German theologian whose ideas have influenced Pope Francis, especially his view that mercy should be the guiding principle in pastoral practice.  [That is an over simplification.  There is another aspect to it: there is suggestion on the part of some that there is a “mercy” which can make truth and law and even revelation irrelevant.]
Speaking in an interview with Alessandro Gisotti at Vatican News, the 85-year-old prelate

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