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Arial view

Big ship.
This is USS JFK docking in Malta.
To get an idea of the size of this aircraft carrier, compare the nearby buildings.
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“But… for Wales?”

This is fascinating.  NCFishwrap is urging support of one of their darlings, the Hon. Doug Kmiec, Attorney General for Wales…. er um… Ambassador to Malta.  You will remember that Amb. Kmiec argued that Catholics could vote for pro-abortion candidates.  Amb. … Continue reading

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“I saw the Pope weep.”

"Ho visto il Papa piangere"
"I saw the Pope weep."
There is a story in Italian in La Stampa about the meeting of Pope Benedict XVI in Malta with victims of clerical abuse when they were children.  
I teased out his quotes.
One … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict in Malta meets with victims of clerical sexual abuse

From The Times of Malta:
One of the eight child abuse victims who met the Pope this afternoon said that the meeting had given the group peace in their hearts.
The group, now in their 30s and 40s, had a 35-minute meeting … Continue reading

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President of Malta defends the Church

My friend John L. Allen, Jr., still the fair-minded columnist for the dissenting NCR has an interesting report from Malta.
Malta president upstages pope on crisisby John L Allen Jr on Apr. 17, 2010
By JOHN L. ALLENValetta, Malta
Heading into Pope Benedict … Continue reading

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CNA: Maltese editor on Kmiec’s proposed ambassadorship: “somewhat of a poisoned chalice”

With my emphases and comments, this from CNA:
Maltese newspaper editor comments on Kmiec’s proposed ambassadorship
Valletta, Malta, Jul 8, 2009 / 12:14 am (CNA).- The editor of a Malta newspaper has commented on President Barack Obama’s choice of Prof. Doug Kmiec … Continue reading

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