Pope Says Protestantism Not the True Church

Last week Pope Benedict XVI released a document that says non-Catholic congregations are either flawed or not true churches and that Catholicism offers the only true path to salvation in Jesus Christ, the Associated Press reported.

Protestants attacked the statement, with the 75-million member World Alliance of Reformed Churches leading the charge. “It makes us question whether we are indeed praying together for Christian unity,” the group stated in a letter. “It makes us question the seriousness with which the Roman Catholic Church takes its dialogues with the reformed family and other families of the church.”

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