Daily Archives: September 17, 2010

Pope on global development for poor: ‘Too big to fail’

LONDON — An interesting passage from Pope Benedict’s speech to cultural and political leaders this evening at Westminster Hall in London touched on economic development as an area where moral and ethical values are sorely needed. After saying the global … Continue reading

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Of babies and beans on toast

LONDON — When the pope travels, the Vatican and the host government and local church prepare an incredibly detailed schedule. It’s as if everything is scripted. Even if Pope Benedict XVI does not appear to be as spontaneous as Pope … Continue reading

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A cheeky suggestion for papal cost-cutting

LONDON — The European budget airline Ryan Air capitalized on Pope Benedict XVI’s arrival in Great Britain to advertise their very low-cost flights in October. The ad, which appeared in The Guardian this morning, notes that the papal trip was … Continue reading

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