Fr Martin on Obama's recent appointments

How nice, this side of the Atlantic, to awake to Fr Jim on the BBC, speaking of the appointments / nominations of Sotomayor and Diaz. Catch it here, sliding almost to the end of the program at 22.55.

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8 years 3 months ago
Fr Jim  you are such a voice of reason and kindness. When I want to know what the Church's stand is on something - frankly, I seek out your voice only  - to define it.  And you were in corporate America at one time?  wow.

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