"Maxim Eight: The passions are the only advocates which always persuade. They are a natural art, the rules of which are infallible; and the simplest man with passion will be more persuasive than the most eloquent without." - Francois Duc De La Rochefoucauld.
caused a lot of outrage by saying abortion should be criminalized even in the case of rape. Politicians and womens' groups jumped all over him.
I just read this from The Globe and Mail:
Can former small-town boy from Quebec be a successor to St. Peter?
The Globe and Mail
Published Monday, Feb. 11 2013, 4:07 PM EST
He once predicted that the next pontiff could come from Latin America, and he has often said he doesnít want the job because its heavy responsibilities would be ďa nightmare.Ē
And yet, from the moment a decade ago when he knelt to kiss John Paul IIís ring at his elevation to the College of Cardinals, there has been recurrent speculation that Marc Ouellet could one day be a successor to St. Peter. .....