Sunday, April 03, 2005

Pope John Paul II

"A Great Man has passed"... and Charles Krauthammer and George Will are the two most gifted editorial writers of our generation.......C.K. is posted here.................T
"I find it hard not to suspect some providential hand at play when the white smoke went up at the Vatican 27 years ago and the Polish cardinal was chosen to lead the Catholic Church. Precisely at the moment the West most desperately needed it, we were sent a champion. It is hard to remember now how dark those days were. The 15 months following the pope's elevation marked the high tide of Soviet communism and the nadir of the free world's post-Vietnam collapse"