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Body without a soul

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | Jun 17, 2005

Diogenes is aghast that the European bishops don't seem to notice what's wrong with the European Union.

In a Wall Street Journal column, Paul Johnson explains.

Unfortunately the whole essay is only available to subscribers, but here's the bottom line:

In short, the EU is not a living body, with a mind and spirit and animating soul.

The absence of a soul: Isn't that something a clergyman should notice?

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  • Posted by: Canismater - Jun. 18, 2005 5:16 AM ET USA

    Exactly. How can you give general absolution without a soul? Unless that's one way to beat the law about it...

  • Posted by: - Jun. 17, 2005 10:44 AM ET USA

    WRT a clergyman noticing the absence of a soul, it takes one to recognize one!

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