His encyclical is not only spiritual, but a profoundly influential political document.
Rita and Hanns may spend their days helping the most desperate and endangered people and countering the racism of right-wing extremists, but it would be a mistake to think this work makes them dour.
They announced an expanded air transport deal during vice foreign minister's visit.
In Canada, journalists complain about opaque governments. In Honduras, they complain of being murdered.
The record shows an increasing percentage of valid refugees from so-called safe countries.
Unwittingly, both the Republicans and Netanyahu succeeded in clarifying the gulf that exists between the militarists and a public that has sincere hopes for the common good of both Israel and its neighbours.
It was her clear-headed vision of the exceptional danger of a proxy war breaking out between the world’s two nuclear-weapons states that may have saved the day.
Baird was, in the end, only another PMO foot soldier, loyal and unwavering.
"It is my deep belief, as you say in Canada, that at the end of the day pragmatism and common sense will prevail."