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Monday, March 12, 2007

What's Latin for "The Sacrament of Tough Love"?

Lots of people are excited at the thought of what the Pope's apostolic exhortation might contain. I'm just a boot-licking Vatican toady, but if past performance is an indication of future results:
  • there won't be much in the way of bullet points introduced with the words, "Effective immediately:"
  • some people will be disappointed
  • some people will be relieved
  • the media will misinterpret it as a political document
  • very few people will read it
  • very few readers will study it
  • someone will found something with "Sacramentum Caritatis" in the title