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Thursday, February 24, 2005

Pontifficating

Yesterday: Details of Pope's anti-gay book revealed.

Today: Pope back in hospital.

Coincidence? Or is God not a gay-hater after all?

I don't know if I've ever written it here, but I remain a supporter of the idea of Papal retirement. The old rules of the Papacy were all worked out long ago, before modern technology could extend the life of a withering Parkinson's patient like this. It would be far more humane for JP2 to spend whatever time he has left on the beach sipping pina coladas.