Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, In final Interview Before Death Says Church '200 ...ROME, Sept 1 (Reuters) - The former archbishop of Milan and papal candidate Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini said the Catholic Church was "200 years out of date" in his final interview before his death, published on Saturday.
Cardinal Carlo Martini, Papal Contender, Dies at 85In the later years of Pope John Paul II's tenure, Cardinal Martini was frequently mentioned as a contender to be the next pope, especially by members of the church's progressive wing.
Cardinal Martini, a rare liberal who was a papal contender in 2005 conclave ...VATICAN CITY - Italian Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, a rare liberal within the highly conservative Catholic Church hierarchy who was nevertheless considered a papal contender in the last conclave, died Friday.
Cardinal Martini dies in Italy at 85"The death of Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini is an event that generates great emotion well beyond the confines of the albeit vast archdiocese of Milan, which he headed for 22 years," said the director of the Vatican press office, the Rev.
Carlo Maria Martini | Liberal cardinal, 85Cardinal Martini frequently voiced openness to discuss divisive issues for the church, such as priestly celibacy, homosexuality, and using condoms to fight HIV transmission.
Cardinal Martini, figure of hope for Church reform, diesROME - Italian cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, a progressive who pushed for a rethink on modern issues and was once tipped as a possible pope, died on Friday aged 85, the Archbishop of Milan said.
Cardinal Martini, biblical scholar, former archbishop of Milan, diesIn a telegram to Cardinal Angelo Scola of Milan, Pope Benedict praised Cardinal Martini's generous service to the Gospel and the church and his "intense apostolic work" as a Jesuit, a professor and "authoritative biblicist.
Vatican's Prominent Cardinal Martini DiesROME (CNN) -- Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, a prominent Vatican figure and one of the more progressive voices in the Catholic Church, died Friday at age 85, the Archdiocese of Milan announced.
Funeral of Cardinal Martini to Take Place MondayCardinal Martini was a controversial figure, for many years viewed as the standard-bearer of the liberal wing of the Church who touted him as a leading contender to succeed John Paul II.
Late Cardinal Calls Catholic Church '200 Years Out of Date'Cardinal Martiini says the recent child abuse scandal obliges the church to transform itself by admitting mistakes and beginning a radical change, starting with the pope and bishops.
Cardinal Carlo Martini says Church '200 years behind'Italian Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini has described the Roman Catholic Church as being "200 years behind" the times.
Cardinal Martini, leading liberal papabile, dead at 85An acclaimed Scripture scholar and urbane Catholic thinker, Cardinal Martini was the most influential liberal leader in the College of Cardinals, and for years was considered a possible successor to Pope John Paul II.
Church '200 Years Behind,' Cardinal SaidCardinal Carlo Maria Martini said in an interview published in Saturday's Corriere dell Sera newspaper. "Are we scared?
RIP, Cardinal MartiniItalian Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, a renowned biblical scholar and former archbishop of Milan, died Aug. 31 at the age of 85 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.
Cardinal: Catholics '200 Years Behind'Eighty-five-year-old Italian Cardinal Carlo Martini died on Friday but has slammed the Catholic Church for being "200 years behind" the times in an interview he asked to be published after his death.
Late Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini said church is '200 years behind'Catholics pay tribute to Italian cardinal Carlo Maria Martini at Milan's cathedral on September 1, 2012. Martini, 85-years old, a progressive cardinal who pushed for a rethink on modern issues and was once tipped as a possible pope, died on August 31 ...
Cardinal Martini's death: Pope "sad", funeral tomorrowThe great Jesuit Cardinal conditions were very serious and irreversible as of Thursday evening. His body lies in state today and his funeral will be celebrated tomorrow.
The man who wouldn't be popeThe day after conservative Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York closed the Republican National Convention with a benediction, another prominent Catholic prelate, Italian Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, died. In a parallel universe often dreamed of by ...
In final interview, Cardinal says Church '200 years out of date'ROME (Reuters) - The former archbishop of Milan and papal candidate Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini said the Catholic Church as "200 years out of date" in his final interview before his death, published yesterday.
Thousands mourn cardinal who warned ChurchMourners pay tribute to Italian cardinal Carlo Maria Martini at Milan's cathedral on September 1. Thousands flocked to Milan Cathedral to pay their final respects to the cardinal who warned in an interview published posthumously that the Church was ...