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‘Why Pope Francis May Be the Best Politician in the World’

Catholic World News - May 30, 2014

The Italian edition of L’Osservatore Romano has reprinted “Why Pope Francis May Be the Best Politician in the World,” an op-ed piece written by a leader of the Obama campaign’s outreach to Catholics.

The Vatican newspaper gave the article, which originally appeared in Time, a new title: “Artisans of Peace.”

Christopher Hale, the article’s author, contrasted Pope Francis’s success in bringing together Israeli and Palestinian leaders with the Obama administration’s “failed efforts” to do so.

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  • Posted by: TheJournalist64 - May. 30, 2014 7:38 PM ET USA

    Hang on, Christopher. With that kind of commentary, you'll be next in line to resign in the new wave of bailing-out.

  • Posted by: jg23753479 - May. 30, 2014 6:59 AM ET USA

    Obama has failed in just about every area of policy making and execution, not just the Israeli-Palestinian question. It escapes me why any intelligent person, then, would want to be "a leader of the Obama campaign’s outreach to Catholics."

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