“Thirty years from now, another pope will preside over another double canonization, that for Blessed Benedict XVI and Blessed Francis I … I will not be around to be  party pooper, but if I am in heaven, I promise to organize a party for all these popes who I am sure will get a good laugh out of it.”

— The Rev. Tom Reese, a senior analyst for National Catholic Reporter, writing about the politics of canonizing the conservative Pope John Paul II alongside the more progressive John XXIII.

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Comments with many links may be automatically held for moderation.