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Body without a soul

By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Jun 17, 2005

Diogenes is aghast that the European bishops don't seem to notice what's wrong with the European Union.

In a Wall Street Journal column, Paul Johnson explains.

Unfortunately the whole essay is only available to subscribers, but here's the bottom line:

In short, the EU is not a living body, with a mind and spirit and animating soul.

The absence of a soul: Isn't that something a clergyman should notice?

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at CatholicCulture.org. See full bio.

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