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You Don't Have to be a Saint to be a Saint

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I'm here to harp. It's odd that harping is generally thought to be irritating. Just yesterday I listened to a beautiful harp sonata by Paul Hindemith; it's the angels' instrument of choice, isn't it?

So I'll harp again on the upcoming canonization of Junipero Serra by Pope Francis only hours after he lands in Washington. One way to read that hustle is that it's a blot on his visit that he's putting behind him as soon as possible, during drive time in the afternoon, sandwiched less conspicuously in a jammed schedule.

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