By Bro. Michael Dimond, O.S.B.
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Benedict XVI, Address to Conference of Secretaries of Christian World Communions, Oct. 27, 2006: “For decades the Conference of Secretaries of Christian World Communions has provided a forum for fruitful contacts between the various Ecclesial Communities. This has enabled their representatives to build that reciprocal trust needed to engage seriously in bringing the richness of different Christian traditions to serve the common call of discipleship.” (L’Osservatore Romano, Nov. 29, 2006, p. 2)
First, Benedict XVI speaks about “the richness of different Christian traditions,” as if Protestantism and Catholicism are both legitimate Christian traditions which provide richness. Therefore, richness can consist in being a heretic or a schismatic. Protestantism and other heretical sects are rich Christian traditions (according to Benedict XVI).
According to the heretic Benedict XVI, it doesn’t make any difference what form of “Christianity” you profess, you have a “richness.”