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John L. Allen: Midway through a Vatican spokesman tried to shut down the exchange only to be overruled by the pope, who wanted to keep going.

27. maj 2014

John L. Allen, fra Boston Globe, har som altid øje for deltaljerne - og han skriver bl.a.

People tend to distrust public figures who refuse to indulge curiosity about who they are and what they’re doing. Those who open up generally get a bump in both popularity and credibility, and Pope Francis’ willingness, even delight, in doing so has been part of his appeal from the very beginning.

Few in the world, and none in the press, would want that to change.

Still, there can also be a price for transparency, which he pontiff neatly illustrated Monday night.

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