"If this isn't a declaration that non-Christians go to heaven then I don't know what is".
One of our staff, having just spluttered out a mouthful of tea whilst reading this sentence from Damian Thompson's analysis of the newly published apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium, has encouraged Carmel Books to undertake to send Mr. Thompson a charitable Christmas present.
We will send him a copy of Extra Ecclesiam Nullis omnino Salvatur.
If this isn't a declaration that non-Catholics do not go to Heaven then we don't know what is!
We haven't yet read the apostolic exhortation so can only take Damian Thompson's word that it says what Damian Thompson claims it says, but perhaps a kind reader or two might like to send the same charitable gift to the Vatican anyway?