May 2, 2008
Pope Supports 'Search for Truth' in Upbeat Talk at Catholic U.
In a warmly received address to Roman Catholic educators, including 200 college presidents, in April, Pope Benedict XVI expressed his "profound gratitude" for the educators' "selfless contributions," which "serve both your country and the church."
Pope Benedict's talk also built an intellectual case for academic freedom that is based on a bedrock of fidelity to the received doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church.
In reaffirming "the great value of academic freedom," which he