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Pope Benedict's statement not 'Ex Cathedra'

Reader comment on item: Pope Benedict XVI and the Koran
in response to reader comment: Physician, heal thyself.

Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Jan 20, 2006 at 17:23

Dear TW Pope,

You wrote:

> I do have great respect for both Pope JPII and Pope Benedict XVI, and give much deference to both men's actions and statements.

With all respect both to your name and your views on the two pontiffs, have you read the late pope's statements on Islam and Muslims? If you have and still uphold their validity, I wonder what you may think of the principle of contradiction ( Two contrary statements can't be both true) ?


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