"Insufferable," is Ruth Marcus's verdict on Edward Snowden. Indeed. And a few other nasty adjectives. One of the worst memes of the year was that this man was some kind of hero. He was not. If he was so concerned about the Constitution, he would not be releasing classified information about activities that are perfectly constitutional, such as spying on foreigners. Snowden wants attention, not constitutional clarification. He is a nemesis of the highest order.
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In This Issue
- Francis' encyclical an urgent call to prevent world of 'debris, desolation and filth'
- Editorial: Churches can lead the fight against racism
- New family synod document a mixture of welcome, criticism of modern life
- Special Section: Women Today [Print only]
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by Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service The Francis Chronicles