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

Saturday, March 16, 2013

An Echo of Monseñor Quixote

Our wonderful new Pope Francis--God seems to give us more than we in our limitations can imagine--reminds me wistfully of Graham Greene's character Monseñor Quixote in Greene's novel by that name. Alec Guinness and Leo McKern (of Rumpole fame) made a fine movie based on the novel (unfortunately we are still awaiting a U.S. compatible version of the DVD). Of course, there is no one-to-one match with the plot of the novel or the personality of the main character--but there is a vague family resemblance of the humble, honorable, non-careerist priest capable of bold action and associating with all types of people. Pick up the book below if you have time. It is short (224 pages).


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