In response to vast popular demand ... okay, in response to the fact that my wife has been demanding that I do this for a long time, and finally got so sick of waiting that she did it herself and presented me with a fait accompli ... I am now part of Twitter nation. Readers can find me at @JohnLAllenJr. The idea is that this will be another way to keep everyone informed, especially about the momentous events that will be unfolding over the next few weeks in Rome.
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