Tuesday, April 29, 2008

"Washington rumors" - President to announce conversion at end of term?

"A Catholic George W. Bush?" (Rorate Caeli, April 28, 2008) offers the following English translation of an excerpt from an article entitled "Folgorato sulla via di Washington," by Ignazio Ingrao, religion journalist of Italian weekly Panorama:
After Tony Blair, it could be the turn of George W. Bush. According to Washington rumors, the President, a Methodist Christian, would be in the process of converting to Catholicism, as the Anglican Blair. The prayer which the Pope and the Bush family prayed together in the Oval Office of the White House might be the sign of the already accomplished conversion, which the President of the United States could expect to make public at the end of his term. Also Jeb, George's younger brother, entered the Catholic faith years ago, thanks to his Mexican wife Columba.

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