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Easily Confused (19) Papal Pedicure

Pope Francis washing the feet of criminals: Pope Benedict XVI washing the feet of criminals: (Für die Fans von Benedikt XVI gibt es diesen Vergleich auch auf Deutsch.)

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Easily Confused, # 14 – The Pope

On the left: the representative of an authoritarian regime On the right: the representative of an authoritarian regime

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The Pope in Britain. What kind of a “state visit” is this?

Much has been written about the costs of at least 12 million £ that British taxpayers will be stuck with for the “state visit” by the Pope to the UK in September 2010. The argument that British taxpayers should not … Continue reading

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“The Case of the Pope” by Geoffrey Robertson is a flawed case.

This week I attended a lecture at LSE by Geoffrey Robertson who was introducing his new book “The Case of the Pope: Vatican Accountability for Human Rights Abuse”, conveniently published just days before the Pope’s visit to Britain. Mr Robertson … Continue reading

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