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Sunday, September 17, 2006

What Papa Benedict XVI was getting at

.. is best presented by this post by Christopher Blosser. It is really not possible to properly engage what was said until it is carefully examined. In one of the comboxes someplace, perhaps Open Book or American Papist, it was mentioned that the translations being read by some angry Muslims out there were perhaps not accurate. The address was given in German, I think, and the popular stories carried around mainstream media were in English. Add to that the question of whether the soundbytes and headlines were all that sparked the outrage. Then it really pays to read the whole thing, but even better to go to Christopher's post linked above, as it contains thoughtful commentaries from various people.

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