...the Holy Father's new Encyclical about Love and Truth.
Love is God's greatest gift to humanity, it is his promise and our hope.
This theme of love is so important and fundamental that everyone is ignoring it.
Isn't it ridiculous (and rather horrible) that when the Pope makes a short aside stating - with obvious truth - that giving out condoms isn't helping to solve the AIDS horror but rather making it worse , the Western media erupted in a frenzy of screaming headlines and radio phone-ins and denunciations from groups and organisations and governments...and when he speaks out about the great issue of hunger and justice and the plight of the world's poor, very little notice is taken?
No phone calls from Jon Snow imploring me to take part in a TV debate. And not, alas, much interest in the Catholic blogosphere. Now, if he'd talked about birettas...