Tag Archives: Pope Benedict XVI

A Tale Of Two Popes

So…Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II are now Saints. Congratulations. (Is it protocol to congratulate Saints?). The older I get the more nostalgic I get. I can remember the Manchester United FA Cup Final line up from 1958. … Continue reading

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Pope Francis

October 1958…I was 6 years old. I recall my mother telling me that the new Pope was called John….John XXIII. He died in 1963 and Pope PaulVI was elected. Essentially the reign of Pope John was my primary school years. … Continue reading

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Pope Resigns!

I’m pretty sure that if you check the Creative Ambiguity in the Good Friday Agreement….a resignation by the Pope …automatically leads to the abdication of the Queen of England. I feel verity detached over here. I COULD watch analysis on … Continue reading

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International Eucharistic Congress

┬áMy views on the International Eucharistic Congress are somewhat mixed and although I was in Dublin three times last week…I feel my original opinions somewhat refined (distorted?) by last nights excellent RTE “Would You Believe” Special presented by the peerless … Continue reading

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