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Father Rutler offers recollections of deceased acquaintances

August 13, 2010

National Review questions Father George William Rutler about his new book, Cloud of Witnesses, in which he offers his memories of some of the prominent and not-so-prominent people he has known. The book is promising not only because Father Rutler is a witting and engaging writer, but also because he has had an extraordinarily wide range of noteworthy acquaintances: from American politicians and European noblemen to famous Catholics. In the last category, he mentions his memories of Mother Teresa:

My favorite was when she asked me to correct a mistaken report in a newspaper. I said that I’d pray about it and write. She said, “No, we need this right away. I pray. You write.”


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