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Mr. Charles Dickens, I am not only borrowing from your title A TALE OF TWO CITIES, I have also borrowed your book’s first sentence. Thank you for sharing your artisitry of eloquence!

IT WAS THE BEST OF TIMES, it was the worst of times. The Catholic Church has entered an era “unprecedented in modern times”. SHE has a “retired Captain” on shore, praying to the MAN who stills waters, while “fishers of men” pace the shoreline of the Holy See wondering and asking themselves, “Who will our next Captain be?”


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