PAPAL FALLIBILITY….Andrew Stuttaford says in The Corner:
Blair and Bush should relax. It?s a pretty good rule that, when it comes to geopolitics, the best advice is to listen to clergymen with respect, attention and ostentatious displays of humility.
And then do the opposite of what they advise.
It’s funny, I’ll bet he wasn’t saying that back in the days when a Polish cardinal was elected pope and became one of the leading supporters of the Solidarity trade union movement and one of the leading critics of communism.
Of course, that was back when the pope was saying something he agreed with….