Posts Tagged ‘Pope in Cuba’

Benedict XVI and the lament of the hawks Comments 0

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Three decades ago, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger rose to fame as the architect of the Vatican’s crackdown on liberation theology in Latin America, which he saw as a dangerous baptism of Marxist class struggle. That stance made Ratzinger a hero to anti-communist stalwarts everywhere, the perfect intellectual complement to John Paul II’s muscular challenge to the Read more

An Easter story Comments 0

Friday, March 30th, 2012

If it were not for Mary Magdalene, we never would have heard about the Resurrection. The men would still be in the Upper Room, trying to figure how to get out of town. Do you sometimes wonder if things have changed? I don’t think they have. Men are careful. Men are circumspect. Men, after all, Read more