Fr. Looney Featured in Story About Pope’s Resignation


A Holy Cross priest is featured in a story on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI in the Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Rev. Thomas Looney, C.S.C., Director of Campus Ministry at King’s College, was quoted in the Feb. 12 story “Praise for ‘a lends on the love of God.'”

King’s in an educational ministry of the United States Province.

Fr. Looney said the Pope’s greatest contribution to the Church was his preaching and that his resignation sets an example for others by showing he understands the truth of God’s calling.

“‘It’s almost as if his papacy is a parable,'” Fr. Looney told the newspaper. “‘I think for many, the expectation was that he would come down hard doctrinally, but what he did was open a lens on the love of God and God’s passion for us all.'”

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