Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Pelosi gets Pope Francis-blessed rosary from Obama

Do you think it will have any impact?

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, criticized last year by a Vatican official for her support of abortion, received a rosary Tuesday from President Obama that was blessed by Pope Francis.

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Kurt said...

Things have certainly changed at the Vatican

Anonymous said...

I think the Holy Father was strategic in doing this. Sacramentals dispose a person to receive grace. The rosary may not work miracles, but he is trying to help her in the way he can, and God will do the rest.

Also, when he met with the Queen, they were side by side in chairs. Not so with Obama. I believe the Pope was sending a signal, like George Weigel said. He is a shrewd Jesuit, who knows what he is doing.


Kurt said...

Weigel lives in a fantasy. Monarchs sit side by side. Working leaders sit at a desk, just like the Pope has with every other President and Prime Minister who visits. Check out the photos of George Bush with the Pope.