Religion: The Brussels Declaration

Not since the Reformation has Roman Catholic theology been such a popular topic as in the years following the Second Vatican Council. New opinions by theologians on such diverse subjects as sexual morality, original sin, papal infallibility and even the nature of the Mass and sacraments have provoked applause, shock and division. Last week, in an attempt to arrive at some "common denominators" that might ease the division, 225 of those theologians —mostly Catholics but including a few Protestants—met in Brussels to discuss 'The Future of the Church."

Their consensus turned out to be...

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