No, the pope didn’t “rail” against giving un-Christian names to babies, but he did point out, calmly and correctly, that names are important, and that the choice of a child’s name should not be left to whim or fancy. There is, though—as is so often the case with news stories about the Church—a canonical aspect to this issue.Read the about it here.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Dr Edward Peters: The pope on children's names
Dr Peters writes: