‘La Civiltà Cattolica’ Demolishes the “Benedict Option”

Patheos.com · 22/01/2018

Further evidence that the highest circles of the Church disapprove strongly of the “Benedict option”, the “historically-conscious antimodernist return to roots” gaining traction amongst American and European Catholic conservatives intimidated by the complexities of ‘post-Christian’ society. The influential Jesuit journal La Civiltà Cattolicaran last week a strongly-worded article in which it alleged that the Benedict option “brings the risk of an exclusive focus on moral rigidity, doctrinal purity and the reestablishment of a parallel society rather than on the construction of unity and communion within the Church and with all people of goodwill”.

Read it all on Patheos.com

Correlati

Qual è il compito dei cristiani nella società di oggi?

Di recente negli Stati Uniti è stato pubblicato un volume dal titolo The Benedict Option, che ha suscitato un grande dibattito[1]. Il nome fa riferimento a san Benedetto da Norcia (480 circa - 547). The New Yorker lo ha definito...