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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Pope says proselytism (read: evangelism) is “solemn nonsense”
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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To the growing concern of orthodox Catholics, Pope Francis continues to shake things up in the world’s largest Christian denomination — this time in an interview with an atheist, no less.

Here are a few excerpts:

Proselytism [another word for evangelism] is solemn nonsense, it makes no sense. We need to get to know each other, listen to each other and improve our knowledge of the world around us….

Heads of the Church have often been narcissists, flattered and thrilled by their courtiers. The court is the leprosy of the papacy…

A religion without mystics is a philosophy…

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