Could we see Pope Patrick I in this Year of the Snake? – UPDATE

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The Chinese New Year has just passed and we are now in the Year of the Water Snake, according to my Chinese friends who take the zodiac with varying degrees of seriousness, this means we face a year characterized by "toil and transformation"."Your pope offered his resignation, almost as the year began," one friend said to me. "It's going to be a busy year of changes for all of us."I don't subscribe to zodiacs, myself, but one can't help noticing that one Cardinal never included in the … [Read more...]

Post-Election ’12: Welcome to Interesting Times -UPDATED

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Have been too busy to really put down my thoughts about yesterday's election, but I can tell you that I am not at all despairing -- in fact I've been doing Cher-smacks and telling people to "snap out of it" all day -- nor do I feel doomsdayish; rather I feel very grateful to have things clarified for us in such a way.I will write more -- perhaps this evening -- to explain what I mean (so check back) but this morning I participated (humbly, along with Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Sean Cardinal … [Read more...]


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