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May 17, 2009

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Romanoz

I liked the statement from the Vatican about territorial disputes, given your series on the Roman Question!
"it(the Vatican) is solemnly committed to remaining a stranger to all merely temporal conflicts, which principle applies specifically to disputed territories and unsettled borders.”
Making a virtue of its humiliation over its loss of the Papal States! Priceless!

Norah

every one of his statements was formulated to serve a distinctly un-peacelike agenda - the deliberate provocation of the State of Israel and the deliberate fanning of Palestinian religious and political hatred of the same State of Israel.

Could you give some quotes from the pope's statements to support your comment please.

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Tomlinson

  • "For that ye strove in neighbour love, it shall be written fair, But now ye wait at Heaven's Gate and not in Berkeley Square, Though we called your friend from his bed this night, he could not speak for you, For the race is run by one and one and never by two and two." Rudyard Kipling

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