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The Calm Before the Storm

First appeared on 03/12/2013. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

The conclave has begun and now the world awaits the outcome.

Indeed there is little else anyone can do, given the secrecy which shrouds the election. Some media people have railed against this secrecy (which any good Catholic should treasure). See Phil Lawler turn the tables in This whole process is ridiculous!

Phil also calls attention to three more pre-election opinion pieces which have some merit: Perceptive commentary: Guenois, Lott, Thavis.

Once again, there are more fruitful ways to occupy our time than hanging on every word from those who cannot possibly know anything. One of these would be continuing to savor the spiritual legacy of the last pope. See my little book review, Pope Benedict on Prayer: The Complete Set.... [more content for subscribers]

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