The reaction to Pope Benedict’s characterization of Protestants as not really belonging to the “true Church” set off a wave of global upheaval:
Evangelicals burned the pope in effigy in the U.S.
Catholic cathedrals were burned down in Europe.
Catholic missionaries were attacked in Asia.
Catholic Bibles were thrown on a bonfire in Africa.
Protestants kidnapped priests and nuns in Latin America and held them for ransom.
Threats on the life of the pope poured in from around the world.
You saw all this on the news, right? Oh, you didn’t? You mean non-Catholic Christians did not rise up in anger and violence when insulted by the pope?
Why is that?
Continue reading here to find out.