Cardinal Pell’s homily: “We don’t do backflips”

“Doctrine does develop, we understand truth more deeply, but there are no doctrinal backflips in Catholic history,” the cardinal wrote. “The apostolic tradition announced first by Christ and founded in the Scriptures is the touchstone for truth and genuine pastoral practice.”

We might not do backflips, but there are sure some Gold Medal gymnasts that are trying to introduce them.

 

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