From Mercator.net 29 November 2016
The Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill was recently interviewed by the Russia Today network about a range of issues, including gay marriage and political correctness. Coming from a country where the government tried to stamp out Christianity for 70 years, Kirill draws on a long history of dealing with its enemies.
(A Note from Episcopis Contemplationes’ editor; Bishop Benedict-Johns:
A Protestant Minister once remarked that those of us outside of the Roman Catholic Church at least looked to Rome for leadership. I wonder if as many of those Christian ministers that once expected the Roman Pontiff to establish precedence when dealing with contemporary issues, still look to that office when we see a Pope who is seemingly overly friendly to Marxist/Socialist activists, even implying that Communists do a better job of following Christian doctrine than Christians do? Ironically, the leader of the Russian Orthodox church, Patriarch Kirill, seems to express ideas and suggestions that are far more in keeping with conservative western thought. I say ironically as this conservative Christian thought is coming from the what was once the largest secular Marxist/socialist state in the world, the old USSR. Please read the interview below.)
Here are some excerpts from the interview, conducted by RT’s Daniel Hawkins.
Why don’t Western politicians reject political correctness?
It seems as if political correctness is meant to limit Christians’ freedom Continue reading