Thursday, 7 May 2009

Can the Pope Bring Peace to the Middle East?

John L. Allen Jr., the senior correspondent of The National Catholic Reporter, reckons that

If he plays his cards right, Benedict could move things forward in four ways.
Read his article in the New York Times to find out how.

I wonder what people think of this bit:

Historically, Arab Christians have promoted a pluralistic vision of society, standing between resurgent Islamic fundamentalism and ultranationalist strains in Judaism. If they disappear, prospects for peace become dimmer. The pope must assure these believers that global Christianity will not abandon them.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Pope Benedict the XVI is to the papacy what George Bush was to the presidency. This is a guy who protects child molesters and pardons neo-nazi bishops. The best advice is to keep your expectations low.