"Perhaps the Lord wanted to teach me more patience and humility, give me more time for prayer and meditation. Unfortunately, my own guardian angel did not prevent my injury, certainly following superior orders."Okay, so he's probably joking, but we love the idea of God handing the Pope, his 82-year-old representative on Earth, a lesson by breaking his wrist. Even by the standards of the Old Testament, that's vindictive. Did he owe him money or something?
Thursday, 30 July 2009
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Yes, it's too easy, but this quote from the Pope regarding his recent wrist-breaking tumble is just too good to not share. It comes, as do most Pope stories, via God Trumps creator Christina Martin: