Here is a really powerful funeral homily delivered by Fr. Bill Casey, who made the wonderful speech on superficial preaching I posted about back in March:
Saturday, August 21, 2010
Ali Agca, the Turkish assassin who shot John Paul II on May 13, 1981, claims it wasn't his intention to kill the Pope but to wound him. Oh, well, that's not so bad, is it?
After serving 19 years for the attack on JP2 in Italy, he was extradited to Turkey to serve a 10-year sentence for the killing of journalist Abdi Īpekçi. Having completed his sentence, he's now at liberty and is, in the grand tradition of Western justice, writing a book ....