Belloc, the Bible, and a buried lede about a Franciscan…

Posted May 19, 2019 2:06 pm by Editor

Belloc, the Bible, and a buried lede about a Franciscan…

These words of Hilaire Belloc’s have been popping up a lot on the Web, so in case you haven’t seen it: Arriving at a posh Anglican school after a Catholic gathering, he told its Anglican minister: “The Catholic Church is an institution I am bound to hold divine — but for unbelievers a proof of its divinity might be found in the fact that no merely human institution conducted with such knavish imbecility would have lasted a fortnight…

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