The appreciation of Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini that appeared in the 12 September 2012 issue of The Tablet under the title “Never afraid” was unusually personal and heartfelt. It was written by a former student who had gone on to become a leading Vatican interpreter and a champion of Pope Francis.
Word from the Cloisters: A shade too much Schadenfreude
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