zondag 19 februari 2012

RKKnipsel: "Pope more concerned with theological questions than with the day-to-day affairs of state"

Uit de NY Times:

"The widespread feeling among experts who follow the Vatican is that the letters were a volley in a battle among officials jousting for power in a papal court whose anointed leader, they say, is more concerned with theological questions than with the day-to-day affairs of state.

Every journalist who follows the church has described the current controversy as part of "a clash between cardinals in the Curia," even though the Vatican is denying it, said Paolo Rodari, who writes about the Vatican for two newspapers. The emails and letters and documents that have been published "could not get out unless they came from someone inside," he added".