from Zenit – Part II of Father Z’s interview on Summorum Pontificum – simply splendid interview.
I’ll never forget, in the impatient days immediately following Pope Benedict XVI’s election, Father Z told us, on Catholic Online – “This pope is a chess player.” – he meant deliberate, careful strategy to bring about the renewal and the impact, the ultimate outcome that he wanted.
We’re seeing this “chess playing” mentality in the appointment of new bishops, in assignments to all the Offices of the Church in Rome, in the issuing of the Motu Proprio last summer –
Watch carefully. These seemingly small things are very important.