Thousands at funeral of outspoken cardinal
Posted: 07 Sep 2012 @ 00:45
A PROGRESSIVE and outspoken Archbishop, who was once forecast to
succeed Pope John Paul II, has died at the age of 85, writes a
In Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini's final interview, just days
before his death, he said that the Roman Catholic Church was "200
years out of date".
He called on the Church to admit its mistakes, and move with the
times. "Our culture has aged, our churches are big and empty, and
the church bureaucracy rises up; our rituals and ...
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