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What's Wrong with the Pope's latest interview?

First appeared on 07/15/2014. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

I'm on vacation at the moment, in a small "camp" on the shore of Moosehead Lake in Maine. I've got WiFi (of course), but I'm also doing only absolutely necessary work for this one week. So this Tuesday message will be abbreviated.

There is, of course, a brouhaha over Pope Francis' second “interview” with Eugenio Scalfari. I have placed interview in quotes, because this hardly qualifies as an interview. Anyway, here's our analysis, courtesy of Phil Lawler:

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