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Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Dear Leader, Holy Father

Spengler:

None of the political leaders of the West, and few of the West's opinion leaders, comprehend this. We are left with the anomaly that the only effective leader of the West is a man wholly averse to war, a pope who took his name from the Benedict who interceded for peace during World War I. Benedict XVI, alone among the leaders of the Christian world, challenges Islam as a religion, as he did in his September 2006 Regensburg address. Who is Joseph Ratzinger, this decisive figure of our times, and what led the Catholic Church to elect him?

His review/exposition on 'Twentieth Century Catholic Theologians', by Father Fergus Kerr.

1 comment:

Ignatian said...

Wow, so I just got this blog off my daily google news summary about Pope Benedict, can I just say, this is pretty fabulous.

Thanks!