Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Weigel Slams Critics of JPII's Fast Track to Beatification

Some have criticized John Paul II's fast track to beatification. While this is difficult for me to comprehend, I have to remember that even Our Lord had critics, so why should I expect that one of his truly great disciples should be any different? On the contrary, Christ promised that we would be persecuted just as he himself was. But I still have a hard time when I run into people who have an ax to grind with JPII. He was holy. He was brilliant. His writings will take centuries to unfold. He remains an icon of forgiveness and human persevering.... I feel a soapbox moment coming on... But rather than read my words, here is one of our statesmen:

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