Parochialism exposed: Sun-Times, the new pope, and Chicago nuns

Dennis Byrne:

Everyone undoubtedly sees the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the election of Pope Francis I through different prisms. The broader view takes in much more than whether he will listen to Chicago’s nuns. A narrower view was taken by the Sun-Times editorial board, which said precisely that: A hope that will Francis I will listen to Chicago’s nuns . . .

It’s the first thing that came to their minds, I guess.

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