He tried to resist, even seeking to flee, but it was all to no avail: In the end, he had to give in. It was the year 590.
Pope Benedict must feel a certain kinship with Gregory the Great. IIRC, he spoke of his election as an executioner's axe or guillotine that fell on him.
posted on 05/29/2008 7:21:21 AM PDT
(Ministrix of Ye Chase, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
Pope Benedict must feel a certain kinship with Gregory the Great.
Good point. Perhaps in time Benedict XVI will also become a Doctor of the Church and merit "on the part of tradition the title magnus."
posted on 05/29/2008 10:54:56 AM PDT
(Vivat Benedictus XVI!)
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