Analysis: An unfortunate deepening of the religious divideNot that any of these church sackers are prone to violence or anything like that. Not over an affront to their religion for goodness' sake.
By Arnaud de Borchgrave | Published Today | Religion and Culture , Peace and Conflict
More than off the cuff
By Arnaud de Borchgrave
UPI Editor at Large
WASHINGTON -- The Pope's temporary lapse of infallibility was a theological cannon/canon shot heard around the world. From Turkey, where the ruling party likened the pontiff to Hitler and Mussolini, to Tunisia, where even moderates were in high dudgeon, and from the mosques of London to Lahore, imams were fanning global flames of angry resentment. Seven churches were sacked in the West Bank. Morocco and Iran recalled their ambassadors to the Vatican.
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Yah... So Daddy points out a predecessor's infallible opinion - rather non-committally at first, just an observation of what the dead king, err, pope said - and now he's gotta be officially human while he's still alive himself, and kinda, basically, in a sorta straight up way, apologize.
Change. One century at a time.
NEXT PLEASE . . .