Scholar signed the heresy letter to expose the pope's "double-talk" & "planned attempt to change doctrine by stealth."
Professor John Rist: Why I Signed the Papal Heresy Open Letter
In an interview with the Register, the noted Catholic scholar explains what impelled him to sign the controversial letter and replies to some of the …
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"The Pope can always shelter behind silence, and there is a servile mentality among the episcopate (and many others, even conservative commentators), which is squeamish about criticizing a pope."
Rist: Fussing about the letter's alleged "extremism" seems like "fiddling while Rome burns"