By Oswald Sobrino, J.D.; M.A. (Econ.); M.A. (Theo.); M.L. (Master of Latin), doctoral student, University of Florida.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Rhode Island Bulletin

Our informal, ever resourceful Rhode Island correspondent sends us today the breaking story, appropriately enough also from the state of Rhode Island, that Bishop Thomas Tobin has banned U.S. Repr. Patrick Kennedy from receiving Holy Communion because of his pro-abortion policies. Here is the NPR link.

Finally. There is a healthy populist dimension here: even the rich and the powerful have to respect the truth. Read the New Testament Epistle of James to get a fuller flavor of that healthy populist dimension, a letter which is, as I recall, said to be the most popular of the biblical books in the Third World (at least in Africa).