Peter Montgomery, writing for Religious Dispatches, digs deeper on the current furore over the Pope's recent speech to the diplomatic corps. Andrew Brown, of the Guardian, objected to Reuters reporting the head of the Catholic Church stating
that gay marriage was one of several threats to the traditional family that undermined 'the future of humanity itself'.
Richard Dawkins has posted a link to a review by Terry Eagleton on his blog, saying "I'm not normally a fan of Terry Eagleton, but this is a terrific review." The book is Geoffrey Robertson's The Case of the Pope: Vatican Accountability for Human Rights Abuses.