Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Judicial Tyranny Goes Global

"In Belgium they searched the tombs of the bishops [and] in the United States they're summoning the pope for trial," warns Sandro Magister — When Judges Impersonate Theologians. "In global configurations as in social institutions, in anthropology and in bioethics as in the decision over those who govern, a new wave of jurists are acting today who are 'revolutionaries,' some consciously and some not, and one does not know which is worse." writes Professor Pietro De Marco. "It escapes many analysts that among the perverse effects of late modernity, this is one of the most pernicious."

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

I wouldn't read too much into the Belgian escapade. Danieels always struck me as a very slippery person in a very slippery country.

If everything is to be taken at face value, (I wouldn't be surprised if the raid was not looking for a coverup but rather to find out who had talked) then Danieels merely had his reputation catch up with him.

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