I simply like what Pope Francis had to say about the tragedy in Paris last week during the in-flight interview he gave on his way from Sri Lanka to the Philippines today. I have struggled in the last few days with how to articulate both my abhorrence of the killings AND my objections to how Charlie Hebdo has treated Muslim (as well as all other) practices of faith.
I kept thinking that notions of “The Holy” and what might constitute a denigration of the holy really are fundamental for how to worship, and I was hoping someone was going to say at least something on this blog about these issues. Today, Pope Francis gave me a way at least to put my struggles around these issues into a link to his in-flight interview. Click and read: