...the Vatican's own semi-official newspaper, l'Osservatore Romano, violated the book's publication embargo and released excerpts of the content early. Not surprisingly, news media instantly zeroed in on the issue of condoms, and the rest of this marvelous book already seems like an afterthought.Read the whole piece at First Things.
Don't let that happen. Don't let confusion in the secular press deter you from buying, reading for yourself, and then sharing this extraordinary text. It's an astonishing portrait of an astonishing man.
Monday, November 22, 2010
"Open, Disarming, and Inevitably Misunderstood"
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, OFM Cap., gives a wonderful review of Light of the World, warning that the hubbub over the Pope's comments on condoms have clouded the real issues being discussed in this book