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What? A papal tweet without a furor?!

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | May 01, 2014

The Pope’s Twitter message for today is:

I ask everyone with political responsibility to remember two things: human dignity and the common good.

Thus far I haven’t seen anyone, on the Catholic right or left, claiming that this is a radical departure from traditional Church teaching. But it’s still early in the day.

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  • Posted by: bruno.cicconi7491 - May. 02, 2014 12:05 PM ET USA

    I can't see anything wrong with it. Doesn't the Church traditionally uphold human dignity and common good?

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