So much for remaining hidden. For some reason, I have little more interest in reading this than I do Hillary's "Living History." Popes should not write memoirs, any more, I increasingly think, than they ought to be granting serial interviews. In a crass conflating of categories, it "cheapens the brand." Weren't Ganswein's observations enough already? Our leaders might actually all serve us best by a season of silence.Food for thought.
Friday, July 01, 2016
Of papal memoirs and gay lobbies
Commenting on Philip Pullella's report from the Vatican, "In memoirs, ex Pope Benedict says Vatican 'gay lobby' tried to wield power: report" (Reuters: Breaking News, July 1, 2016), our underground correspondent, Guy Noir - Private Eye, declares: