Edward Pentin began reporting on the Pope and the Vatican with Vatican Radio before moving on to become the Rome correspondent for the National Catholic Register….
VATICAN CITY — The authors of a new and lengthy study of biblical anthropology by the Pontifical Biblical Commission say it offers theologians and catechists “observations of modern society’s views on man today and contrasts them with Scripture.”
Composed of four chapters, the study commissioned by Pope Francis and called What is Man? An Itinerary of Biblical Anthropology, deals with themes such as man created by God; man in relation to the rest of creation; the relational reality of anthropology (focusing on spousal, parental/filial and fraternal relationships); and the salvific plan of God for humankind.
But reports have suggested that Chapter 3 of the 300-page work represents a significant shift toward acceptance of the sin of homosexual acts.
The leftist Italian La Repubblica newspaper went so far as to claim the text says “the homo-erotic relationship is not to be condemned.”
But does the document really say this? ….