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A saint on the wretched condition of the Church while waiting for a new Pope to be elected.

I have not written much about whom I believe the new Pope ought to be, nor about whom I think the next Pope will be.  Yes, I have thought through both.  I am prepared to talk about them both in … Continue reading

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6 years ago… where were you?

Six years ago today, Joseph Card. Ratzinger was elected as Bishop of Rome and he took the name Benedict, sixteenth of that name.
Where were you? What were your thoughts at the time?
I was in Rome on an uncomfortable chair … Continue reading

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