by return mail?
By Diogenes (articles ) | Aug 13, 2010
The Vatican thinks in centuries, we're often told. Thus a decision that you and I could make in a nanosecond might take 24 hours in Rome.
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Posted by: Frodo1945 -
Aug. 15, 2010 2:19 PM ET USA
However long it takes, it is still a few years too late.
Posted by: mae -
Aug. 13, 2010 6:59 PM ET USA
Don't hold your breath, Uncle Di! Things grind pretty much to a halt in Rome in August, especially around the Feast of the Assumption. 24 hours? That;d be like expecting the speed of light!
Posted by: Gil125 -
Aug. 13, 2010 6:28 PM ET USA
Do you suppose the Archpriest of the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore might have had coffee or a glass of red with somebody in some anonymous office to keep him on the job a while longer?