From Dans, Peter E. (MC1957)
The quote in the Post-traction about Pope Francis was OK up to the point that the writer slammed Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI with the snarky “angels on the head of a pin” dig. It was both unnecessary for the Obama comparison he was making and unfair to someone who will be recognized as one of the greatest and humblest of Popes ever. He will be declared a saint in due time.
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[JR: It was in the “end note”. And, I thought it was a fair differentiation between the two world views. Both men have their own “style”. For all the homespun humility of Pope Francis, I suspect that he, like most Pope’s, is made of sterner stuff. Critiquing them is far above my pay grade, but I will observe on the differences. What I took away from the whole article was summed up by that quote about “People Who Say It Can’t Be Done … … should not interrupt those who are doing it.” — attributed to George Bernard Shaw And, after all, it is important to know how many angels will fit on that proverbial pin. ]
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