When I finally managed to tear myself away from the front page of the Post, I went to the Editorial which Neil McCarthy of the Archdiocese of Toronto suggested I might find interesting. Indeed. It’s a hopeful message about Easter. It also recounts the recent visit of the former Soviet President Gorbachev to the tomb of St. Francis of Assisi. It seems that the poor man of Assisi was instrumental in helping the former leader in his spiritual rebirth and an inspiration for him.
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UPDATE: News reports state that Gorbachev denies his being a Christian. It sounds more like political damage control. Read for yourself.