Friday, November 21, 2008

Recent Remarks and the Necessity. . .

. . .of context

The cardinal's remarks have been disseminated on The same cardinal spoke by invitation about Human Vitae. The cardinal did not speak on behalf of the Vatican.

The cardinal is the American, Francis Cardinal Stafford, who works in a Vatican court.

Mr. John L. Allen Jr. in his weekly All Things Catholic has put in context the cardinal's remarks, which, due to many sound-byte reports on TV and in the press, need context in order to be appreciated.

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