From friend and canon lawyer Ed Peters: L’OR and the Loss of Reason
“For most of my life L’Osservatore Romano has been a sleepy Roman rag that arrived weeks after its publication date, printed in cheap ink that soiled the fingers of those who felt the need to read page after page of boilerplate remarks on the latest ambassador from anywhere… But lately, L’OR has decided to become relevant. God help us.
“Having just emerged, battered moderately chastened after its embarrassingly naive and harmful editorial in praise of Pres. Obama, L’OR treats the world to a high-schoolish tribute to the highly talented and utterly pathetic entertainer Michael Jackson.
“Has L’OR completely lost its reason? Read more here: http://www.canonlaw.info/2009/06/lor-and-loss-of-reason.html