When you're the Vatican's 28th speaker, you better be good

According to this source (Flip②▶CT): "There is always a danger in being the 28th speaker in a conference," said Rick Warren during his speech today at Pope Francis's marriage conference. "What's left to say?" Apparently plenty, as Warren's speech—which he said he wrote from scratch the night before after yesterday's speakers covered his previously prepared main points—was “probably the first time ever the synod hall resembled a revivalist meeting,” tweeted David Quinn, an Irish Catholic columnist. The Saddleback Church senior pastor reportedly received a standing ovation following his remarks defending marriage between a man and a woman.

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