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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

Cardinal Carlo Martini

  • Aired: 09/07/2012
  • 04:26
  • Rating: NR
Cardinal Carlo Martini, former Archbishop of Milan, died last week from Parkinson’s disease. He was known as a rare liberal voice in the Catholic hierarchy. “He had positions,” says Harvard professor Harvey Cox, “but he had them in a way that was persuasive and open and always in the tone of inviting discussion and not staking out a position. I think that was Martini’s great strength.”
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