Hes right. Not just that, but what is old these days? My husband and I have a friend who is still skiing, flying a plane and boating in his late seventies.
Your friend is a feisty daredevil! I like him : - 0
Fr. Raymond de Souza commented on EWTN this morning that this is the oldest College of Cardinals ever, making the selection of a 76 year old, a 'youngster' by their experience.
posted on 03/15/2013 2:18:10 PM PDT
(Beware the man of a single book - St. Thomas Aquinas)
When I heard that he was only 76, I was thrilled!
posted on 03/15/2013 2:19:56 PM PDT
(Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
"Fr. Raymond de Souza commented on EWTN this morning that this is the oldest College of Cardinals ever, making the selection of a 76 year old, a 'youngster' by their experience."
Think of this in light, though, of the fact that Pope B-16 accepted all those resignations of American Bishops (and others) when they hit 75.
He (of course) had good reasons to move a bunch of them out when they hit 75, but it is interesting that Pope Francis is starting out as Pope being a year older than the mandatory retirement submission age for Bishops (at the ultimate discretion of the Pope).
posted on 03/15/2013 5:49:53 PM PDT
("Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth!" Psalm 96:1)
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