Friday, September 20, 2013

Mozart and French cars: What we know about the pope's likes — and why it matters

From NBC-

Pope Francis plunged headlong on Thursday into some of the most divisive issues in Catholicism — speaking expansively about how the church must lighten its emphasis on fighting abortion, contraception and gay marriage.

But buried deep in a 12,000-word interview with a Jesuit journal was a more personal nugget: The man loves Mozart. He finds Wagner impressive and Bach sublime, but the Holy Father will take Mozart any day.

“The ‘Et incarnates est’ from his Mass in C minor is matchless. It lifts you to God!” Francis gushed. “Mozart fulfills me. But I cannot think about his music. I have to listen to it.”

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