Benedict in Lebanon; A Shepherd Led

Benedict in Lebanon

A friend of mine, after considering this staggering map of today's widespread unrest, asked me why the Pope has not cancelled or at least postponed his trip to Lebanon.I emailed back, "this pope has seen a lot of history and the passings of all kinds of seasons -- seasons of fear, unreast, penance, tyranny -- they've all passed like pageants before him. But he has spent his whole life anchored to what is eternal, unchanging and timeless, and so he is trained to the longview. He understands … [Read more...]