Did Pope Benedict XVI condemn the Harry Potter novels?


#1

I recently read (here and here) that Pope Benedict XVI condemned the Harry Potter novels by J. K. Rowling when he was Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger. Is this true? And, if so, what are Catholics to make of these statements?


#2

Recommended reading:

LifeSiteNews Calls Kettle Black by Jimmy Akin
Pre-16 On Harry Potter by Jimmy Akin
Vatican Radio On Pre-16 Potter Brouhaha by Jimmy Akin
Harry Potter Analysis by Regina Doman


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