Friday, November 11, 2005

Idée d’jour

It often happens that I awake at night and begin to think about a serious problem and decide I must tell the pope about it. Then I wake up completely and remember that I am the pope.
— Pope John XXIII (Zen Calendar, ©2005, Workman Press)

I'm sad I have no memory of John's papacy. I have the impression that he was an amazing human being, and more worthy of veneration (IMHO) than John Paul II or his most recent successor.

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