I’ve heard shock and uncertainty as I talk with and listen to people about this unexpected news from Rome. As I said on Special Report’s special papal “All Star” panel last night, I think this is actually something tremendous and I’m so grateful for a Holy Father’s modelling of the examined life in such a bold and visible way.
Regarding this, I’m moderating/co-hosting a panel tomorrow at 4 p.m. at the Catholic Information Center in Washington, D.C., on the topic of my subject line. Some friends are joining me. Come by for some Ash Wednesday reflection, inspiration, and perhaps some speculation. Details here.
And here’s the “All Star” conclave. It was good of the good folks at Special Report to do: