The Vatican's International Theological Commission last month released its long-awaited document, The Hope of Salvation for Infants Who Die Without Being Baptised. The document has sparked a lot of controversy but Commission member Sr Sara Butler says that contrary to media reports, the statement makes no blanket declaration on limbo. "It only attempts to justify, in view of what was previously the common teaching, that it is reasonable to hope that these infants may be the object of God's special providence," she said - Sr Sara Butler (interviewed by Andrew Rabel)
Limbo: In or out?
- Published: 30 April 2007