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Roman Catholic limbo in limbo?

Vatican puts limbo in state of, er … limbo Panel appointed by Pope John Paul II wants the concept banned from church teachings. Doug Saunders / Toronto Globe and Mail LONDON — In Latin, it means “the lip,” and for centuries devout Roman Catholics have tried to avoid thinking about its full meaning: the edge of hell, where those who have died without baptism — notably babies — are sent for eternity. Now it seems that limbo, a place invented in the Middle Ages that soon became a well-known part of the architecture of the cosmos, is about to be …keep reading »

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