Lessons to be learned from Pope's visit to USA
Here's the thing, however: It's not enough merely to project kindness and candor. We actually have to be kind and candid -- and that, as any spiritual guide will tell you, is never a "once and for all" deal. It requires daily resolve. Living up to that standard, personally and institutionally, represents perhaps the most lasting challenge left behind by Benedict XVI's six days in America.
All Things Catholic by John L. Allen, Jr.
Friday, May 9, 2008 - Vol. 7, No. 27
National Catholic Reporter