I am tremendously encouraged by the success of the Papal visit last week. Amid the frenzy of tabloid cynicism, at the apex of the Pope’s engagement with the public, the crowds in Hyde Park peaked at over 70,000.
For me, perhaps the most important aspect of the Pope’s visit was the address he gave to politicians and civil servants in Westminster. It is important to remember that the Pope’s message was more important than his reception. Read the rest of this entry »