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A cardinal takes his medicine

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | Dec 12, 2012

Cardinal Francis George, who is recovering from chemotherapy after a second bout with cancer, told the Chicago Tribune that his treatment is going well:

He also drinks asparagus juice three times a day, served by the Polish nuns who prepare his meals and insist on the gloppy green potion's healing powers.

“It can't harm me,” George said.

A line from The Quiet Man comes to mind: “The Borgias would have done better.”

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