JOHN 18:37-38: Therefore Pilate said to Him, “So You are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say correctly that I am a king. For this I have been born, and for this I have come into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice.” Pilate said to Him, “What is truth?”
Pope Francis had an interesting homily about truth at the Chrism Mass on which John Allen from Crux reports:
Pope blasts turning truth into an idol, wielding it to judge and classify
- John L. Allen Jr. Mar 29, 2018
“We must be careful not to fall into the temptation of making idols of certain abstract truths,”
Although the pope did not spell out any specific doctrinal or disciplinary consequences, it was hard not to hear indirect echoes of some of the battles that have been waged during his papacy on Thursday, including tensions over his decision to open a cautious pathway to allowing divorced and civilly remarried Catholics to receive the Eucharist.
Then Sandro Magister wrote this about Lettergate:
Nor is it a coincidence that Ratzinger recalled, in his letter to Viganò, none other than the opposition to the principles of “Veritatis Splendor” on the part of the theologians of the “Cologne Declaration,” who have now been brought resoundingly back into favor by Francis.