"Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church, is often labeled today as a fundamentalism," Ratzinger said during the homily.
"Whereas relativism, which is letting oneself be tossed and 'swept along by every wind of teaching,' looks like the only attitude acceptable to today's standards," he continued. "We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as for certain and which has as its highest goal one's own ego and one's own desires."
Monday, April 18, 2005
Mh - The Dictatorship of Relativism
by Our Word
Cardinal Ratzinger's words in the pre-conclave homily this morning, via CNN: