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Three Popes Inhabit The Lord of the Rings

Sometimes you wonder if Pope Francis really understands what he is getting himself into. Well, I would bet there’s a good chance he often doesn’t — and perhaps we don’t want him to. Perhaps it is his impulsivity, his hobbitness, which allows him to reach out into Mordor, into the deepest and darkest of places — to the people who aren’t initially interested in the Beauty or the Truth.

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