A friend forwarded me the text of a peculiarly offensive offering from the peculiarly offensive Johann Hari in that peculiarly offensive newspaper The Independent (the title of the rag is an oxymoron if you think about it for two seconds). I had thought of commenting on it, but I see that Laurence England of That The Bones You Have Crushed May Thrill has done a splendid deconstruction of the piece here.
It is well worth looking at both as an expose and an answer to the lies and
slurs told against the Holy Father.
Belloc's Views of Cecil and Henry IV of France - Anna Mitchell and I will continue our discussion of Hilaire Belloc's *Characters of the Reformation*, looking at what he thinks of the characters of Willi...
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