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    • Vicente Hernandez
    • 15.01.06 | 18:54 (IST)

    In my life I still have not seen any institution with a 2000-year history making such a deep, true and sincere apology like the one made by the Catholic Church in 2000. That has not seemed to make any sense for many of the people that have commented Mr Melman's article. Some have said that apology is "inaction". I think that each and everyone on Earth would like to be able to fix the mistakes made in the past, but it's impossible. Past is gone and what lasts from it it's just the will of never making the same mistakes again. So does the Church. The past cannot be changed, and what truly makes the difference is to look forward trying to make a better future. The accusations against Paul VI are false from its roots. No one should forget that the greatest loves for a Catholic are Jews: Jesus of Nazareth and the Holy Virgin, St. Mary.

    from the article: Tied up in the Rat Lines
    First published 00:00 15.01.06 | Last updated 00:00 15.01.06
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