Timothy Noah

Quote Of The Day


Garry Wills pithily summarizes the Vatican's recent statement criticizing American nuns in the June 7 New York Review of Books (in a column previously posted online April 24):

"Now the Vatican says that nuns are too interested in 'the social Gospel' (which is the Gospel), when they should be more interested in Gospel teachings about abortion and contraception (which do not exist)." 

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