Saturday, April 28, 2007

Limbo reflects 'unduly restrictive view of salvation,' Vatican theological commission says

By John Thavis
Catholic News Service (

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – After several years of study, the Vatican's International Theological Commission said there are good reasons to hope that babies who die without being baptized go to heaven.

In a document published April 20, the commission said the traditional concept of limbo – as a place where unbaptized infants spend eternity but without communion with God – seemed to reflect an "unduly restrictive view of salvation."

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