That Martin Luther? He wasn’t so bad, says Pope

Mar 6, 2008 (TIMES ONLINE) — /SNIP/ Cardinal Walter Kasper, the head of the pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, said the move would help to promote ecumenical dialogue between Catholics and Protestants. It is also designed to counteract the impact of July’s papal statement describing the Protestant and Orthodox faiths as defective and “not proper Churches”. Full Report