venerdì 21 luglio 2017

As latest Vatican trial opens, is it time to dust off ‘About Doctrine’?
(John L. Allen Jr.) Back in the 19th century, French novelist and journalist Edmond About was considered the Tocqueville of the Papal States, and he had a fairly cynical view of papal justice. As the latest Vatican trial opens, it's interesting to apply his tests. There's also some question marks about the timing of the trial, and a juicy irony waiting to be exploited surrounding the name of one of the defense lawyers. (...)