In a volume of essays put together by an agency of the Bishops’ Conference in England and wales and published in association with Caritas contains attacks on Pope Benedict and John Paul II and even uses scare quotes around terrorist in regards to 9/11. The book has been given a glowing foreword by the Bishop of Plymouth, Christopher Budd.
According to Fr Tissa Balasuriya, the author of the relevant essay, both John Paul and Benedict lived their lives “in a world dominated by white racism” and therefore could not understand the developing world.
Damian Thompson who blogs for the Telegraph has the full story here. I have been following Damian Thompson’s blog for the last couple of months since he linked to one of my posts and can highly recommend it. He is the editor-in-chief of the Catholic Herald and you got to love someone who was described by The Church Times as a "blood-crazed ferret".