Adrift between earth and heaven
Sometimes we need help to see ourselves as others see us, says
THERE was an interesting contrast between the way Pope Francis
spoke to the Muslims of the world, during his visit to Turkey this
week, and the way he spoke to the politicians of Europe, lamenting
that our continent has lost something integral to the vision of
human dignity on which our common culture claims to be based.
In Istanbul, he moved with diplomatic delicacy. The Turkish
President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, had wagged a finger, with a
warning that Islamic extremist groups were ...
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