“Leading men and women to God, to the God Who speaks in the Bible: this is the supreme and fundamental priority of the Church.”
Three guesses as to who said this. Billy Graham, John Wesley, Martin Luther, or an evangelical Anglican like John Stott of All Souls, Langham Place, London?
No, Pope Benedict XVI.
It’s no wonder that this Pope appeals more and more to evangelical Christians, to Anglicans and to the Orthodox. Some of us have been deceived by the liberal media or even by liberal Roman Catholics into writing him off as “the rottweiler cardinal” or “the panzer cardinal”. But like another elderly pope who came to office late in life, John XXIII, this man is full of astonishing surprises.
For one thing, he wants us all to know and love the Bible as he himself does...
Read the rest of Bishop Mercer's reflections at The Anglo-Catholic blog.