Cardinal Sarah stands up to labels: "I am neither a traditionalist nor a progressive. I teach what the missionaries taught me. I want to be faithful, that's all." The full French article, which can be translated by many web browsers, can be found here.
He must have been reading our newest feature article, "Traditionalist, Progressive: Sorting Out the Catholic Tradition"!
Traditionalist, Progressive: Sorting Out the Catholic Tradition
During the last many decades, Catholic life has been dominated by the question of tradition: what it is, whether and how it is important, and how it should take its place in the life of faith.
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Overlooking a crater lake hidden within the hills southeast of Rome, the papal palace (and gardens and observatory) at Castel Gandolfo has provided popes a respite from Rome's summer heat.