Catholic News Service is reporting that:
In an essay published by the Italian newspaper Il Foglio Oct. 6, Chaput said Swiss Cardinal Georges Cottier, the papal theologian under Pope John Paul II, had been overly generous in his appraisal of the president's words.
Read more about it here: Chaput rejects cardinal's upbeat appraisal of Obama
Our senior correspondent, John L Allen Jr, reported yesterday that the prelates from Africa are much taken with the American president: Without even showing up, Obama's a force at African Synod.
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Catholic News Service reported a similar story yesterday titled "President Obama being cited at African synod." The story was first posted early in the morning (by our time zone), and CNS updated the story later in the day, adding this as a second paragraph:
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