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Add this to the pile of over-the-top reactions to Barack Obama’s election. Sorry. Barack Hussein Obama’s election. Cardinal James Stafford (former archbishop of Denver; currently head of the Vatican’s Apostolic Penitentiary, which issues absolutions and indulgences) says the next four years under a President Obama will not be unlike Jesus’ agony in the Garden of […]

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  1. Stafford sounds full of himself; in that he is markedly unlike the key figure in the first century C.E. Garden of Gethsemene.

    He and a number of his commrades misfired a bit in their efforts to “crucify” Obama. Are they expecting retaliation?

    Perhaps, like Jesus in the Garden, Stafford and his cohorts can get their priorities in proper order, and go on to usher in a genuine expansion of the Kingdom of God.