Reality Check for Ratzinger Admirers…

There’s Your New Evangelization:
Vatican Translator dies a Lutheran because “Cardinal” Ratzinger had told her NOT to Convert


“Pope” Benedict XVI, right, with Nikolaus Schneider, head of German Lutherans

[UPDATE 2/6/14: Accuracy of this story confirmed – Spath herself was source of this information]

This past Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, a lady by the name of Sigrid Spath passed away in Rome. Austrian by birth, Spath had worked for the Vatican as a translator of official church documents since the time of Paul VI. She translated Italian, Latin, French, English, Spanish, and Polish texts into German.