Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Well said

[John Paul II] will surely be remembered as one of the few great political figures of our age, a man of physical and moral courage more responsible than any other for bringing down the oppressive, antihuman Communism of Eastern Europe. But he was not a great religious figure. How could he be? He may, in time to come, be credited with destroying his church.

—Thomas Cahill, in The New York Times

Read the entire column here.

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